Yidgha

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A language of Pakistan

Alternate Names
Lutkuhwar, Yidga, Yudga, Yudgha
Population

L1 users: 6,150 (2000).

Location

Khyber Pakhtunkwa province: Chitral district, upper Lutkuh valley, west of Garam Chishma.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

No significant dialect variation. Lexical similarity: 56%–80% with Munji [mnj] in Afghanistan.

Language Use

Home. Positive attitudes. Also use Khowar [khw].

Writing

Arabic script, Nastaliq variant [Aran].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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