Shughni language

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Shughni
Shugnani-Rushani
xuǧnůn ziv/хуг̌ну̊н зив, pomiray/помирай зив/شغنی
Native toTajikistan, Afghanistan
Native speakers
(50,000 Shughni proper, ca. 75,000 all varieties cited 1990)[1]
Dialects
Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3sgh
Glottologshug1248
ELP

Shughni is a Pamiri language spoken in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in the Hindu Kush region. It is closely related to Rushani.

References[change | change source]

  1. Shughni at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)