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Kashmiri
कॉशुर Koshur كأشُر
Koshur.png
The word "Koshur" in Sharada script, Perso-Arabic script and Devanagari script
Pronunciation [kəːʃur]
Native to Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Region Northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent
Native speakers 5.6 million  (2001 census)e18
Language family
Dialects
Kashtawari (standard)
Poguli
Rambani
Writing system Perso-Arabic script (contemporary),
Devanagari script (contemporary),
Sharada script (ancient/liturgical)
Official status
Official language in  India

Kashmiri (کأشُر 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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