Nuristani

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noun Nur·i·stani \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈstä-nē, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of Nuristani

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of peoples of the Hindu Kush in northeastern Afghanistan

  2. 2 :  the family of languages spoken by the Nuristanis that constitutes a distinct branch of Indo-Iranian

Origin and Etymology of nuristani

Nuristan, Afghanistan


First Known Use: 1951


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