Tregami

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A language of Afghanistan

Alternate Names
Katar Gambir, Trigami
Population

3,500 (2011), increasing. 700 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 3,500.

Location

Nuristan Province, Want (Waygal) district, Tregam valley, Katar and Gambir villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 76%–80% with Waigali [wbk].

Language Use

2,800 also use Northern Pashto [pbu]. Men and some women.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%. Poetry.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

It is not clear whether Tregami is a separate language or a dialect of Waigali [wbk]. Muslim (Sunni).