Mumviri dialect

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Native to Afghanistan
Region basin of eastern Nuristan
Native speakers
perhaps 1,500  (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Linguist list
Linguasphere 58-ACB-ac

Mumviri is a dialect of the Kamkata-viri Nuristani language spoken by perhaps 1,500 of the Mumo people of Afghanistan. There are only slight differences to the Kata-vari, Mumviri has Kamviri phonetic features. The most used alternative name is Bashgali, which derive from Khowar.

Mumviri is spoken in the Mangul, Sasku and Gabalgrom in the Bashgal Valley.


  1. ^ Richard F. Strand
  • The Mumo. Retrieved July 10, 2006, from Richard F. Strand: Nuristan, Hidden Land of the Hindu-Kush [1].

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