Waigali language

language spoken by the Kalasha of the Waigal Valley in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province

Waigali is a Nuristani language spoken in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. It is spoken by the Waigal people who are Nuristani. It is also spoken in Chitral District due to the War in Afghanistan.[2]

Native toAfghanistan, Pakistan
RegionNuristan Province, Chitral District
Native speakers
12,000 (2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3wbk

References change

  1. Waigali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Alberto; Cacopardo, Augusto (1992). "The Other Kalasha a Survey of Kalashamun-Speaking People in Southern Chitral: Part III: Jinjeret Kuh and the Problem of Kalasha Origins". East and West. 42 (2/4): 333–375. JSTOR 29757042.