Ormuri

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Ormuri
Oormuri, Urmuri, Ormur, Ormui, Bargista, Baraks, Baraki
Native toPakistan, Afghanistan
RegionWaziristan, Kaniguram, Logar
Native speakers
6,000 (2004)[1]
Arabic (Naskh variant)
Language codes
ISO 639-3oru
Glottologormu1247[2]

Ormuri is an East Iranian language spoken in the city of Kaniguram in Pakistan. It may also be spoken by a few people in Logar, Afghanistan. It is notable for its unusual sound inventory. This includes a voiceless alveolar trill and voiced and unvoiced alveolo-palatal fricatives.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ormuri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ormuri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.