Palula language

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Palula
پالولہ
Pālūla
Pronunciation/paːluːláː/
Native toPakistan
RegionChitral
Native speakers
10,000 (2008)[1]
The population of Ashret and Biol Valleys is almost completely monolingual (2008)[1]
Palula alphabet (Nastaʿlīq script)
Language codes
ISO 639-3phl
Glottologphal1254
ELPPhalura

Palula (also known as Phalura, پالولہ) is a Dardic language spoken in Chitral District, Ashret, Biori, and Shishi. It is spoken by the Palula people, who are Dards. It is dying out in small villages, but it is dominant in Ashret and Biori. It is closely related to Shina.[2]

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