Gawar-Bati (گواربتی بݰہ)

Gawar-Bati is a member of the Dardic branch of the Indo-Aryan language family. It is spoken by about 32,000 people along the Kunar River valley in Kunar province in northeastern Afghanistan, and by about 4,000 people in Chitral District in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkwa in northwestern Pakistan [source]. Other sources give the numbers of speakers as 7,500 in Afghanistan and 1,500 in Pakistan [source].

Gawar-Bati is also known as Arandui, Aranduyiwar, Gowari, Narisati, Narsati or Satre. It is related to Shumashti, Dameli, Savi and Grangali.

Gawar-Bati can be written with the Arabic alphabet, although rarely appears in writing.

Gawar-Bati alphabet

Gawar-Bati alphabet

Download an alphabet chart for Gawar-Bati (Excel)

Details provided by Zayan Anwar and Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample videos in Gawar-Bati

Links

Information about Gawar-Bati
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gawar-Bati_language
https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Гавар-бати
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/gwt
https://fli-online.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Gawarbati-Alif-Be11-Feburary-2016.pdf
https://www.endangeredlanguages.com/lang/4256

Indo-Aryan languages

Awadhi, Assamese, Bagri, Bengali, Bhili, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Braj, Chakma, Chhattisgarhi, Chittagonian, Desiya, Dhatki, Dhivehi, Dhundari, Fiji Hindi, Gawar Bati, Gujarati, Hajong, Halbi, Haryanvi, Hindi, Kannauji, Khandeshi, Konkani, Kotia, Kumaoni, Kutchi, Lambadi, Marathi, Marwari, Mewari, Modi, Nimadi, Odia, Parkari Koli, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Rajbanshi, Rangpuri, Rohingya, Saraiki, Sarnámi Hindustani, Sindhi, Sinhala, Sourashtra, Sugali, Sylheti, Tanchangya, Urdu

Languages written with the Arabic alphabet

Adamaua Fulfulde, Afrikaans, Arabic (Algerian), Arabic (Bedawi), Arabic (Chadian), Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Gulf), Arabic (Hassaniya), Arabic (Hejazi), Arabic (Lebanese), Arabic (Libyan), Arabic (Modern Standard), Arabic (Moroccan), Arabic (Najdi), Arabic (Syrian), Arabic (Tunisian), Arwi, Äynu, Azeri, Balanta-Ganja, Balti, Baluchi, Beja, Belarusian, Bosnian, Brahui, Chagatai, Chechen, Chittagonian, Comorian, Crimean Tatar, Dargwa, Dari, Dhatki, Dogri, Domari, Gawar Bati, Gilaki, Hausa, Hazaragi, Indus Kohistani, Kabyle, Kalkoti, Karakalpak, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Khowar, Khorasani Turkic, Konkani, Kumzari, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lezgi, Luri, Maguindanao, Malay, Malay (Terengganu), Mandinka, Marwari, Mazandarani, Mogholi, Morisco, Mozarabic, Munji, Nubi, Ormuri, Palula, Parkari Koli, Pashto, Persian/Farsi, Punjabi, Qashqai, Rajasthani, Rohingya, Salar, Saraiki, Sawi, Serer, Shabaki, Shina, Shughni, Sindhi, Somali, Tatar, Tausūg, Tawallammat Tamajaq, Tayart Tamajeq, Torwali, Turkish, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Wakhi, Wanetsi, Wolof, Xiao'erjing, Yidgha

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