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Title: Kamviri  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: Nuristani languages, Kom people (Afghanistan), Proto-Indo-European pronouns, Proto-Indo-European numerals, Kamkata-viri language, Mumviri dialect
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Native to Afghanistan, Pakistan
Region Bashgal Valley, and Southern Chitral District, Langorbat, Badrugal and the Urtsun Valley
Native speakers 20,000  (2011)
Language family
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xvi
Linguist List
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Kamviri (Urdu:کامویری)is a dialect of the Kamkata-viri language spoken by 5,000 to 10,000 of the Kom people of Afghanistan and Pakistan. There are slight dialectal differences of the Kamviri speakers of Pakistan. The most used alternative names are Kati, Kamozi or Bashgali.



  • The Kom. Retrieved July 2, 2006, from Richard F. Strand: Nuristan, Hidden Land of the Hindu-Kush [1].

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