Sirmauri language

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Sirmauri
Himachali
Native toIndia
RegionHimachal Pradesh
Native speakers
107,401 (2011 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Dharthi
  • Giripari
Language codes
ISO 639-3srx
Glottologsirm1239[2]

Sirmauri is a Western Pahari languages spoken in Sirmaur district in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Its two main varieties are Dharthi (Giriwari) and Giripari. Although considered dialects, intelligibility between them is difficult, and not much better than with neighboring languages.[citation needed]

Grammar[edit]

Postpositions[edit]

Basic postpositions[3]
case masculine feminine nueter
genetive /ra/ /ree/ /roo/
locative /da/ /dee/ /doo/
ablative /sa/ /see/ /soo/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sirmauri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Language in India". www.languageinindia.com. Retrieved 2017-12-30.