Balochi leid

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Balochi
بلوچی baločî Balóćí
Balochi.svg
Balochi in Perso-Arabic script (Nastaʿlīq style)
Native tae Pakistan, Iran,
Afghanistan, Turkmenistan,
UAE, Oman
Ethnicity predominantly Baloch,
some Brahui
Native speakers
7.6 million (2007)[1]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Balochistan
Province o Pakistan
(provincial);
Balochistan
Province o Iran
(provincial)
Regulatit bi Balochi Academy (Pakistan)
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 bal
ISO 639-3 balinclusive code
Individual codes:
bgp – Eastren Balochi
bgn – Wastren Balochi
bcc – Soothren Balochi
Linguasphere 58-AAB-a > 58-AAB-aa
(East Balochi) + 58-AAB-ab
(Wast Balochi) + 58-AAB-ac
(Sooth Balochi) +
58-AAB-ad (Bashkardi)
Iranian-languages-map.jpg
Geographic distribution o Balochi an the ither Iranian leids
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Balochi is a Northwastern Iranian leid.[2] It is the principal leid o the Baloch o Balochistan. It is an aa spoken as a seicont leid bi some Brahui. It is designatit as ane o nine offeecial leids o Pakistan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007
  2. "Eastern Iranian languages". Encyclopedia Iranica. "Baluchi, a North-Western Iranian language, is spoken chiefly in Pakistan, in the south-eastern corner of the Iranophone area."