Vasi-vari language

Native to Afghanistan
Region Prasun Valley
Native speakers
8,000  (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 prn
Glottolog pras1239[2]
Linguasphere 58-ACB-b

Wasi-wari (Vasi-vari, Wasi-weri) is a language spoken by the Wasi people in a few villages in the Prasun Valley in Afghanistan. The most used alternative names are Prasuni or Prasun.

Vasi-vari belongs to the Indo-European language family, and is on the Nuristani group of the Indo-Iranian branch.

Its speakers have been estimated at 1,000 (2000) and are 100% Muslim. Literacy rates are low: below 1% for people who have it as a first language, and between 15% and 25% for people who have it as a

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