Loarki language

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Gade Lohar
Native toPakistan (some rural areas of Sindh)
Native speakers
20,000 (1998)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
lrk – Loarki
gda – Gade Lohar (duplicate code)[1]

Loarki (as known in Pakistan), or Gade Lohar (as known in India), is a Rajasthani language[2] spoken by 20,000 nomadic people in rural Sindh, Pakistan, and by 1,000 in Rajasthan, India.


  1. ^ Hammarström (2015) Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: a comprehensive review: online appendices
  2. ^ a b Loarki at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Gade Lohar (duplicate code)[1] at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gade Lohar". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.