Language details

WESTERN BALOCHI Links (1)   Materials (2)   Books (1)   
Alternative names: BALUCHI, BALOCI, BALUCI, RAKHSHANI, RAXSHANI, SARAWANI
Number of speakers: 1.800.000
Language Code: BGN
In language groups: INDO-EUROPEAN » IRANIAN » WESTERN IRANIAN » NORTHWEST IRANIAN » BALOCHI
Spoken in: AFGHANISTAN [Details], Sīstān va Balūchestān/IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF [Details], PAKISTAN [Details], TAJIKISTAN [Details], TURKMENISTAN [Details]
Description:

Western Balochi is spoken by 1.800.000 people. Most speakers live in the Baluchistan province of Pakistan. Significant numbers of speakers are also found in Iran, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.

Balochi belongs to the northwestern branch of... [more ...]


Links
1   The Four Essential Travel Phrases in Western Balochi
http://www.travelphrases.info/languages/Balochi.htm

Materials
1  Language and Culture of the Baloch in Turkmenistan
2  Map Showing Dialects of Balochi

Books
1   Sadiq, Abdul Halim & Temur Khan: Buni Kitab (“Basic Book”-A Primer in Western Balochi)




languageserver@uni-graz.at