Gujari language

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Gojri, Gurjari
Native toAfghanistan, Pakistan, India
RegionKashmir, southeastern Afghanistan
Native speakers
(990,000 cited 1992–2000)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.
Language codes
ISO 639-3gju

Gojri, also known as 'Gujari' is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Gurjars, or Gujjars of Northern Pakistan and the Republic of India. It is classified as a form or dialect of Rajasthani by the linguists.

The language is mainly spoken in the Punjab provinces of India and Pakistan and also in Jammu & Kashmir, it is most closely related to Marwari and Gujarati.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gujari at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)