Gawar-Bati

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A language of Afghanistan

Alternate Names
Arandui, Gowari, Narisati, Narsati, Satre
Population

32,000 in Afghanistan (2017). Ethnic population: 32,000 (2017). Total users in all countries: 34,270.

Location

Kunar province: Konar river valley. 8 or 9 villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 47% with Shumashti [sts], 44% with Dameli [dml], 42% with Savi [sdg] and Grangali [nli].

Language Use

Vigorous. Used by all. Also use Southern Pashto [pbt].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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