Ormuri

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A language of Pakistan

Alternate Names
Baraki, Baraks, Bargista, Ormui, Ormur, Urmuri
Population

6,380 in Pakistan (2016). Total users in all countries: 6,430.

Location

Federally Administered Tribal Areas province, South Wazirstan agency: Kaniguram, a pocket in Mahsud Pashto area northwest of Dera Ismail Khan.

Language Status

6a* (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kanigurami, Logar. Lexical similarity: 27% with Waneci [wne], 25%–33% with Pashto dialects.

Language Use

Kanigurami retain the language.

Language Development

Literature. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts.

Writing

Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab].

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