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Title: Southeastern Pashayi
Author: Abd-El-Malek Lamuwal
Institution: Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan
Author: Adam Baker
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Homepage: http://apil.arizona.edu/baker/
Institution: Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan
Linguistic Field: Phonetics; Phonology
Subject Language: Pashayi, Southeast
Abstract: This illustration focuses on the variety of Pashayi (also, Pashai) spoken in the Dara-i-Nur valley of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (approximately, N 34.682 E 70.581); the ISO 639-3 code for this variety is psi. According to Lewis (2009) there are 54,400 speakers of this variety, and about 216,000 speakers of all Pashayi dialects. The most comprehensive published study of Pashayi to date is Morgernstierne's two-volume grammar (Morgenstierne 1973, 1944), which is helpfully summarized in Bashir (2003).

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This article appears IN Journal of the International Phonetic Association Vol. 43, Issue 2.

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