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Afghan Persian

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Afghan Persian a.k.a. Farsi, Eastern Language: Dari, also known as Afghan Persian, is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan. It is used as a first language by 60% of the population and serves as the country's lingua franca. Dari was the name given to the Old Persian language at a very early date and widely attested in Arabic and Persian texts since the 10th century. In historical usage, Dari refers to the Middle Persian court language of the Sassanids.

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Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of the Middle East (2013)

by David Seddon

50% ofthe population speak Afghan Persian (Dari), 11%Turkic languages (e.g. Uzbek and Turkmen), and 4%some 30minor languages (primarily Baluchi andPashai). There ismuchbilingualism. Political profile The BonnAgreement called for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Language: Pashtun,Afghan Persian(Dari), Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen),30 minor languages (includingBaluchi ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services (1993)

by Robert Wedgeworth

The official languages are Dari (Afghan Persian ) ...

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Farsi Dari (Afghan Persian Dialect) Qawwali - Farsi Kalam Hafiz Shirazi

Urs Mubarak Dullar Sharif Azad Kashmir 1997.

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