Wanechi Spin Tarin

Kamal, a Spin Tarin from Harnai, language informer of Georg Morgenstierne for Wanetsi Pashto, 1929.


“The Mikhiani and Wanechi Tarins of Shahrig use a modified form of Pashto that is known as the Chalgari or Tarinao. This dialect differs from the ordinary Pashto of the Quetta District and according to the traditions the progenitor of the Wanechis quarreled with his father who cursed him saying ‘warsa, pa shabe de sok ma pohesha ” that is “be gone, let no one understand thy language. ” [“History of the Pathans”, Vol-III, Haroon Rashid]


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