Purgi language

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Purki
Purigi, Purki
Native toIndia, Pakistan
EthnicityPurigpa
Native speakers
94,000 (2011 census)[1]
Perso-Arabic script
Tibetan script
Language codes
ISO 639-3prx
Glottologpuri1258
ELPPurik

Purgi is a Tibetic language spoken in the Pakistani Baltistan and Indian Ladakh regions. It is spoken by the historical Purigpa community of Kashmir. Purgi is closer to Balti than Ladakhi.[2]

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