Sindhi Bhil

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A language of Pakistan

Population

56,500 (2000).

Location

Sindh province: Badin-Matli-Thatta, Ghorabari west, and Mohrano. Badin-Matli to Tando Allahyar scattered (Sindhi Meghwar dialect).

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Sindhi Bhil, Mohrano, Badin, Sindhi Meghwar. Badin dialect is reportedly similar to Sindhi [snd]. Lexical similarity: 82% between the Mohrani dialect and Sindhi; 89% between Sindhi Bhil [sbn] and Sindhi Meghwar.

Language Use

Positive attitudes. Also use Dhatki [mki], Sindhi [snd]. Used as L2 by Kabutra [kbu].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Sindhi or Dhatki orthographies are acceptable. Hindu, Muslim.

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