Kundal Shahi

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A language of Pakistan

Alternate Names
“Rawri” (pej.)
Population

700 (Rehman and Baart 2005).

Location

Azad Kashmir, Neelam district, Kundal Shahi village, 72 km from Muzaffarabad.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 50% with Shina [scl].

Language Use

Home. Most speakers are over 40 years old. The language is being replaced by Hindko [hno] among the younger generations.

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

The language is spoken by the Qureshi ethnic group.