Wanetsi

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Wanetsi
Spin Tarin Informant of Georg Morgenstierne.png
The Spin Tarin informant of the linguist Georg Morgenstierne[1]
RegionBalochistan ,Pakistan and Southern Afghanistan
Native speakers
95,000 (1998)[2]
Pashto alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3wne
Glottologwane1241

Wanetsi is a Iranian language spoken in Pakistan's Balochistan province. It is very closely related to Pashto, which some linguists consider it a dialect of.

References[change | change source]

  1. Morgenstierne, Georg (1932). Report on a Linguistic Mission to Afghanistan. H. Aschehoug. Retrieved 2021-03-19.
  2. Wanetsi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)