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This map shows the regions
of the world where a variety of Dardic languages are commonly
spoken in the region of Kashmir and the Upper Indus valley region
around Kush (red circle). These includes Nuristani or Kafiri
and several other minor languages like Shina and Khowar. These
languages definitely seem to be in the Indo-Iranian branch of
languages, but they may or may not descend directly from the
Indic branch and Vedic Sanskrit.
|Daniel M. Short originally created this
map and the other Indo-European language charts for his website at http://www.danshort.com/.
I reproduce these images here with the author's permission, but they are
copyrighted by Daniel Short as of 2002. These charts should not be reproduced
or reused without Mr. Short's approval. You may contact him at email@example.com
for more information. These images are not public domain.