What writing system(s) does this language use?
How many people speak this language?
Dogri is an Indic language spoken by some two million people in South Asia, chiefly in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir but also in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, other parts of Kashmir and elsewhere. People who speak Dogri are called Dogras.
Where is this language spoken?
What is the history of this language?
Dogri has in the past been widely considered a dialect of Punjabi, but it has taken on a literary life of its own. Recently Dogri was recognized as a scheduled language in the Indian constitution. Amir Khusrao was the first person to record the existence of Dogri as a distinct North Indian dialect, in the 14th century.
What are some basic words in this language that I can learn?
What is a simple song/poem/story that I can learn in this language?
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