Definition of Kashmiri in English:

Kashmiri

Line breaks: Kash|miri
Pronunciation: /kaʃˈmɪəri
 
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adjective

  • Relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language.
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    • 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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  • 1A native or inhabitant of Kashmir.
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    • 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.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Indic language of Kashmir, spoken by over 3 million people and written in both Devanagari and Arabic script.
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    • 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.

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