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Pahari and Pothwari: A sociolinguistic survey

  title={Pahari and Pothwari: A sociolinguistic survey},
  author={Michael Lothers and Laura Lothers},
Multidimensionality of tone in Pahari
The current study investigated the contribution of different acoustic dimensions to tonal contrasts in Pahari, an understudied language in the Pakistan-administrated part of Kashmir. While previousExpand
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A typological study of Voice Onset Time (VOT) in Indo-Iranian languages
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Assessing the Quality of Persian Translation of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four Based on House's Model: Overt-covert Translation Distinction
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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 andExpand
I Don't Understand
Herfa na dil bole
  • Rawalpindi, Pakistan: Neelab Printers.
  • 2003
Pehli tibi imdad
  • (Translation of a portion of “Where there is no doctor” by David Werner). Rawalpindi: Sang Publisher.
  • 2003
First Pothwari/Pahari Qaida (title in Perso-Arabic script)
  • Jhelum Pakistan: Praala Publisher and Chitka Committee.
  • 2002
  • Islamabad, Pakistan: Modern Book Depot.
  • 2002
Run jackal run
  • Manchester, UK and Jhelum, Pakistan: Praala/Chitka and Praala Publishers.
  • 2002
Tahara ni ag
  • Rawalpindi: Neelab Printers.
  • 2002