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Badeshi

A language of Pakistan

ISO 639-3bdz

Population  Ethnic population: 2,825 (2000).
Region  Bishigram (Chail) Valley upper reaches, east of Madyan, Swat Kohistan. 1 village.
Language map  Northern Pakistan, reference number 25
Classification  Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Unclassified
Language use  Also use Pashto.
Comments  Existence unconfirmed. The Torwali say they speak Ushojo, and the Ushojo say they speak Torwali. May be a family name of people who came from Badakhshan. Muslim (Sunni).
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