Pahari-Pothwari is an Indo-Aryan language of Pakistan and India. It has many names, such as Pahari, Pothwari, Pothohari, Punjabi, Mirpuri.
|Native to||Pakistan, India|
|Region||Pothohar region, Azad Kashmir and Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir)|
In Kashmir, speakers of Pahari-Pothwari are known as Pahari people
In the Pothwar Plateau or Northern Panjab, speakers of Pothwari are known as North Punjabis or Panjistanis.
Within Pakistan, it is spoken in the Pothohar Plateau and Azad Kashmir and overlaps between these two regions. It is influenced by Sanskrit owing to the numerals which are ik do tre in Pothwari as opposed to ik do tin in Punjabi or ek do teen in Hindustani (Hindi/Urdu).:838 :46
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