Khotanese language

Khotanese language

Infobox Language
states=Kingdom of Khotan (Xinjiang today)
region=Eastern Europe
extinct=10th century A.D.
fam2=Indo-Iranian languages
fam4=Middle Iranian
fam5=Eastern Iranian

Khotanese is a form of the Saka language once spoken in the Kingdom of Khotan. The language is preserved in the texts among the Dunhuang manuscripts, written in a script derived from the Brahmi. These texts have been deciphered and edited by Harold Bailey.

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