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Mirpuri immigrants in England: A sociolinguistic survey

@inproceedings{Lothers2012MirpuriII,
  title={Mirpuri immigrants in England: A sociolinguistic survey},
  author={Michael Lothers and Laura Lothers},
  year={2012}
}
More than half a million Mirpuri people, originally from northeast Pakistan, now live in England. Mirpuri immigrants in the UK are primarily located in Yorkshire. This survey uses questionnaires and observation to evaluate language attitude and use patterns. It looks at the distribution of Mirpuri people in England; language attitudes and vitality; and reports comprehensibility with Pahari/Pothowari dialects in Pakistan. Language attitudes are high and practices that maintain contact with their… Expand
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