Rushani language


Rushani language

Infobox Language
name=Rushani
nativename="IPA|rixū̊n ziv"
states=Afghanistan, Tajikistan
speakers=Not known
familycolor=Indo-European
fam2=Indo-Iranian
fam3=Iranian
fam4=Eastern
fam5=Southeastern
fam6=Pamir
script=None
notice=nonotice

The Rushani language, a Pamir language, is closely related to the Shughni language, and in fact may be classified as a dialect of it.

References

*Payne, John, "Pamir languages" in "Compendium Linguarum Iranicarum", ed. Schmitt (1989), 417–444.
* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=sgh Ethnologue report: Shughni]


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