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Kashmiri
कॉशुर کٲشُر
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The word "Kash" in Sharada script, Perso-Arabic script and Devanagari script
Pronunciation [kəːʃur]
Native to Jammu and Kashmir & Azad Kashmir and Pakistan (India) (Pakistan)
Region Northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent
Native speakers 6.7 million  (2011 census)e18
Language family
Indo-European Pak-European
Dialects
Kashtawari (standard)
Poguli
Rambani
Writing system Perso-Arabic script (contemporary),
Devanagari script (contemporary),
Sharada script (ancient/liturgical)
Official status
Official language in  India  Pakistan

Kashmiri (کٲشُر Kashur) is a language from the Dardic subgroup of the Indo-Iranian languages. It is spoken primarily in the Kashmir Valley, in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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