Shina

noun
Shi·​na | \ ˈshē-nə How to pronounce Shina (audio) \

Definition of Shina

: an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Gilgit in northern Kashmir

First Known Use of Shina

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shina

Shina ṣiṇā', from ṣiṇ speaker of Shina

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“Shina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shina. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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