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Western Balochi / Western Baluchi

Western Balochi / Western Baluchi is used in a region called Balochistan which is politically divided between Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan.

It is also spoken in Turkmenistan, the Arab countries of the Gulf, and Kenya.

Balochi is generally written using Arabic/Urdu script, although the Latin alphabet is sometimes used.


Sarawani/Saravani dialect:

I would be very happy to receive
the Arabic/Urdu script version
of this translation
      1) Mani kat kojaa ent?

2) Saahel kojaa ent?

3) Baar kojaa ent?

4) Mana daz majan!


Sarhadi/Sarhaddi dialect:

I'd be very happy to receive
the Arabic/Urdu script version
of this translation
      1) Mani kot'i kojaa ent?

2) Saahel kojaa ent?

3) Baar kojaa ent?

4) Mana daz majan!



In depth information at the Balochi language site

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Wikipedia and Omniglot

Balochi-capable Urdu fonts in the Gallery of Unicode Fonts

Alternate names for Western Balochi include Western Baluchi, Baluchi, Baloci, and Baluci


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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