Sirmauri language

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Sirmauri
Himachali
Native to India
Region Himachal Pradesh
Native speakers
400,000  (2005)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Dialects
Dharthi
Giripari
Language codes
ISO 639-3 srx
Glottolog sirm1239[3]

Sirmauri, or Himachali, is a par of Western Pahari languages of northern India, Dharthi (Giriwari) and Giripari. Although considered dialects, intelligibility between them is difficult, and not much better than with neighboring languages.

References[edit]

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