|Native to||Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan|
|Native speakers||1.8 to over 2.2 million (date missing)|
|Writing system||Persian alphabet|
Hazaragi is a variety of Persian, spoken by the Hazara people of Afghanistan and Pakistan. The primary differences between Standard Persian and Hazaragi are the accent and a larger borrowing of Turkic and Mongolic vocabulary.
Classification[change | change source]
Hazaragi has been classified as both a separate language and as a dialect of Persian. It is easily distinguishable from other Persian dialects or languages spoken in Afghanistan. Hazaragi contains some Mongolic and Turkic words.