Kata-vari dialect

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Kata-vari
Kati
Native toAfghanistan, Pakistan
RegionNuristan, Kunar, Chitral
Native speakers
134,010 (2017)[1]
Arabic script
Language codes
ISO 639-3bsh
Glottologkati1270
ELPKati

Kata-vari is a variety of Kamkata-viri spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Chitral District). It has two dialects, Eastern Kata-vari or Shekhani and Western Kata-vari. It is spoken by 40,000 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. Simons, Gary F; Fennig, Charles D, eds. (2018). Ethnologue: Languages of the World (21st ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International.