Torwali

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A language of Pakistan

Alternate Names
Turvali
Population

60,000 (1987).

Location

Swat Kohistan, both sides of Swat river, past Madyan north to Asrit (between Mankjal and Peshmal); Chail valley east of Madyan. Bahrain and Chail are centers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bahrain, Chail. Lexical similarity: 44% with Kalkoti [xka] and Kalami [gwc], 89% with Bahrain and Chail dialects.

Language Use

Also use Pashto [pbt] or limited Urdu [urd].

Writing
Arabic script.
Other Comments

Muslim (Sunni).