Gahri language

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Gahri
Bunan
Region Himachal Pradesh
Native speakers
4,000  (1997)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bfu
Glottolog gahr1239[2]

Gahri, also known as Ghara, Lahuli of Bunan, Boonan, Punan, Poonan, Erankad, Keylong Boli or Bunan, is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The language is spoken in the Gahr Valley along the Bhaga River from its confluence with the Chandra River and upstream about 25 km (16 mi), including villages such as Biling, Kardang, Kyelang, Guskyar, Yurnad, Gumrang, Barbog, Paspara, Pyukar and. The number of people speaking the language is only approximately 4,000 in India, according to 1998 data from Ethnologue.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gahri at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Gahri". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.