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Lepcha

  • ISO 639-3: lep [1]
  • Lepcha is a Himalayish language spoken by 30,000-50,000 people in Sikkim, West Bengal, Nepal, and Bhutan. [2]

Resources

  • An early Lepcha text [3]
  • Primary text [4]

Wakhi

  • ISO 639-3: wbl [5]
  • Wakhi is an Indo-European language spoken in Northern Afghanistan, Tajikstan, Northern Pakistan, and China. [6]
  • There are approximately 58,000 Wakhi speakers worldwide.
  • Wakhi was not a written language. Writing systems have been created for it using Arabic, Cyrillic, and Latin scripts. [7]

Resources

  • Sample Wakhi text and video [8]
  • Linguistic study of Wakhi Narratives [9]
  • Language resources [10]

Saraiki

  • ISO 639-3: skr [11]
  • Saraiki is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in part of the Punjab province in Pakistan. [12]
  • There are 26 million native speakers. [13]
  • Saraiki uses the Perso-Arabic writing system. [14]

Resources

  • A Saraiki English dictionary with 823 phrases translated. [15]
  • Saiki phrasebook [16]
  • Harder than expected to find text.