Definition of Khowar

1. Noun. A Dardic language spoken in northwestern Pakistan.

Generic synonyms: Dard, Dardic, Dardic Language



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khowar

Khoisan
Khoisan language
Khoja
Khojas
Khomeini
Khond
Khonds
Khorasam
Khordad
Khoresm
Khorezm
Khorgas
Khorgos
Khorramshahr
Khotanese
Khowar (current term)
Khowarazm
Khowarezm
Khowarizm
Khronos
Khrushchev
Khuen
Khulna
Khulna District
Khulna Division
Khurrite
Khurrites
Khwarazm
Khwarezm

Literary usage of Khowar

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1. A Treatise on the Comparative Geography of Western Asia, Accompanied with an by James Rennell, Jane (Rennell) Rodd (1831)
"... in respect of the Strait of Khowar, and Sari: serving to corroborate the position of the latter ; and to furnish a point of connection with ..."

2. A treatise on the comparative geography of western Asia by James Rennell (1831)
"... in respect of the Strait of Khowar, and Sari: serving to corroborate the position of the latter ; and to furnish a point of connection with ..."

3. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1904)
"... Northwest Frontier, the Kafir dialects, Pasai, Khowar, Sina, and others. ... dits; Veron, luzu-kh ; Khowar, II<ji-iti, a tongue: Prs. ..."

4. The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province and Kashmir by James McCrone Douie (1916)
"Though Kashmiri and the Shina-Khowar tongues belong to the Aryan group, their basis is supposed to be non-Sanskritic, and it is held that there is a strong ..."

5. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"... was undoubtedly better for rice cultivation than a khowar, or left- hand village. A khowar village might be lower in elevation than a dachan 3 K 2 ..."

6. The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised by Marco Polo (1854)
"... and termed by Eastern geographers the Straits of Khowar, or Khawr, from a Persian word, signifying a valley between two mountains, or from a small town ..."

7. Trübner's Catalogue of Dictionaries and Grammars of the Principal Languages by Trübner & Co (1882)
"Khowar. Biddulph, Major, Short Grammar and Vocabulary of the Khowar Language spoken by the Kho in the Chitral Valley. Contained in Biddulph, Tribes of the ..."

8. Historical Records of the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment by Raymond Henry Raymond Smythies (1894)
"... exceedingly precarious ; and, although many camels got over it, numbers stuck and were eventually sacrificed.* 4th December. Continued march to Khowar. ..."

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