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Kangri language

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Overview

Kangri
Native to India
Region Himachal Pradesh
Native speakers
1.7 million  (1996)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Devanagari
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xnr


Kangri is a dialect spoken in northern India, predominantly in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, by the people of the Kangra Valley. It is an Indo-Aryan dialect, related to Dogri and classified as one of the Western Pahari (पहाड़ी) group of languages, with deep vocabulary impact from Punjabi,[3] which is spoken to the west in the state of Punjab. Kangri, along with Dogri, has been classified as a dialect of Punjabi by linguists but since the 1960s, both have been recognised as dialects of a separate language group called Pahari.

General

  • Kangri shares vocabulary with both Hindi and Punjabi.
  • Its GRN Language Number is 780.
  • Its Ethnologue 14th edition Language Code is DOJ
  • Its Ethnologue 14th revised edition Language Code is XNR
  • Its ISO / Ethnologue 15th edition Language Code is xnr
  • The language is spoken in India (Himachal Pradesh state)[4]

References

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