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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Domains of Language Use: A Study of Burushos of Present day Kashmir

Sabba Mushtaq

Abstract: The valley of Kashmir, being ethno-linguistically inordinately complex region, has accommodated different language speakers in its overall linguistic stratification. Apart from major languages like Kashmiri, Dogri, Ladakhi etc there are a multitude of minority languages like Burushaski, Shina, Balti etc. This paper will attempt to find out Burushaski language vitality among Burushos in Kashmir valley. It focuses on the domain analysis that is the domains where Burushaski is used and the domains where other languages are used. The paper is based on the questionnaires that the investigator took.

Keywords: Domain Analysis, Language Isolate, Burushaski, SPSS



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