Parya language

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Parya
Парья
Native toTajikistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan
RegionGissar Valley, Surkhandarya basin
Native speakers
1,600 in Tajikistan (2017)e23
2,600 total speakers (no date)[1] 1,000 in Uzbekistan (no date)[2]
extinct in Afghanistan (no date)[3]
Language codes
ISO 639-3paq
Glottologpary1242
ELPParya

Parya is a endangered isolated Indo-Aryan language spoken in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. It is extinct is Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is closely related to Hindi.[4]

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