Pahari, Kullu

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kauli, Kullui, Kulu Boli, Kulu Pahari, Kului, Kulvi, Kulwali, Pahari, Pahari Kullu, Phari Kulu
Population

195,000 (2011 census). All Pahari 2,170,000 (1997).

Location

Himachal Pradesh state: Kullu district, Balichowk, Banjar, and Sainj sub-districts.

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Language Status

6a* (Vigorous).

Dialects

Inner Siragi (Inner Seraji, Saraji, Siragi, Siraji), Kullui, Outer Seraji. Inner Siragi is apparently different from the Siraji-Kashmiri dialect of Kashmiri [kas]. Lexical similarity: 85% or higher among dialects.

Language Use

Also use Hindi [hin], Nepali [npi], Tinani [lbf], Urdu [urd]. Used as L2 by Gujari [gju].

Language Development
Radio. Dictionary. NT: 2017.
Writing

Devanagari script [Deva]. Takri (Tankri, Takari) script [Takr], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Hindu.

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