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Saraiki

Definition of the noun Saraiki

What does Saraiki mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. An ethnic group from central Pakistan
  2. The Indo-Aryan language spoken by these people

Explanation

Saraiki a.k.a. Seraiki Language: Saraiki is the southern dialect of Western Punjabi of the Indo-Aryan language family. It is spoken by 17 million people across the South Punjab, southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and border regions of North Sindh and Eastern Balochistan, with some 20,000 migrants and their descendants in India who migrated as a result of the independence of Pakistan, as well as overseas, especially in the Middle East. Saraiki is also spoken by some Hindus in Afghanistan, though the number there is unknown.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Saraiki

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Google previewPakistan (2004)

A Primary Source Cultural Guide by Marian Rengel

Saraiki is a variation of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

Flag The Saraiki flag, the flag of the former Bahawalpur state, is a horizontal tricolor of green, yellow, and red with a black trapezoid at the hoist bearing a white crescent moon and five-pointed star. The nationalist flag is a vertical tricolor of red, ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of South Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by James B. Minahan

The Saraiki region formed part of the ancient Indus Valley civilization more than 40,000 years ago. Multan, the Saraiki metropolis, was the capital of the Trigarta kingdom. The region was an important part of ancient Hindu mythology.

Google previewA Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Edmund Wright

1%; Saraiki ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1R1A1I1K5I1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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