Kho·​war ˈkō-ˌwär How to pronounce Khowar (audio)
: an Indo-Aryan language of northwest Pakistan

Word History


borrowed from Khowar khowàr, derivative of khów, people and area of Chitral, Pakistan

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Khowar was in 1882

Dictionary Entries Near Khowar

Cite this Entry

“Khowar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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