|Native to||Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh|
|Region||Bhaderwah, District Doda Bhalessa,|
|(160,000 cited 1991 census – 2002)|
|Devnagari, Arabic script|
Bhaderwahi (or Bhadarwahi) is a native language of the people of Bhaderwah, a tehsil in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Bhaderwahi is a Western Pahari language spoken by about 50,000 people in Bhaderwah town and surrounding villages (Bhadrawahi/Bhadarwahi, Bhalesi, Padari/Padri, and Khashali/Khasali dialects), and by about 110,000 people in Chaurah and Saluni tehsils in Himachal Pradesh (Churahi/Chaurahi and Padari dialects). It has many alternate names like Baderwali, Bhadri, Badrohi, Bhadlai Bhaderwah is about 230 kilometers from (Jammu) Summer Capital of J&k state.
The Bhaderwah group includes three dialects, viz. Bhaderwahi, Bhalessi and Padari, which form a dialect chain with Churahi.
- Bhadrawahi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Churahi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bhadrawahi–Bhalesi–Curahi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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