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Kashmiri

Syllabification: Kash·mir·i
Pronunciation: /ˌkaSHˈmirē
 
, ˌkaZHˈmirē
 
/

Definition of Kashmiri in English:

noun

1A native or inhabitant of Kashmir.
Example sentences
  • Now, the Lashkar's ranks have just a few Pashtuns and even fewer Kashmiris.
  • They have nothing to do with the aspirations of the Kashmiris or the Afghans.
  • It has been said that Kashmir is a land of milk and honey, and it is true that Kashmiris enjoy both, sometimes adding to milk or yoghurt a sprinkling of saffron.
2The Dardic language of Kashmir, written in both Devanagari and Arabic script.
Example sentences
  • Among them, Naseem Shafai, 49, made her mark; she is the first woman poet who started writing in Kashmiri.
  • There are few Kashmiri speaking people living in this tract.
  • A few did not understand any other language than Kashmiri and Gogri.

adjective

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Relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language.
Example sentences
  • The Kashmiri language has never been the medium of instruction here, except during Sheikh Abdullah's first tenure as Chief Minister, 1947-1953.
  • Origin of Kashmiri language has been a topic of debate among linguists and scholars for a long period of time.
  • ‘I was taken in as assistant director and my job was to supervise the language and the diction in the film which had a Kashmiri background,’ he says.

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