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Meghalaya Pnar Language
Pnar language is an Austro Asiatic language which is spoken by number of residents living in Bangladesh and also in Indian state of Meghalaya. Moreover this idiom is considered as the official language of its Meghalaya state. As per 1991 census it was estimated that there are total 84000 speakers of Pnar language in India. Later on in 2002 year, approximately 4000 speakers were calculated. Furthermore this language falls under Austro Asiatic Language family and also consists of two sub groups which are Pnar and Khasian. In addition this verbal communication is considered as official language in state of Meghalaya.
The phonology in Pnar language also plays a vital role. All the grammar and vocabulary are moreover heavily influenced from Bengali and Assamese idioms. Even there are vowels and consonants which perform best of their activities in compiling this language in systematized form.
This Pnar verbal communication is widely spoken by many people living in and around the Indian state of Meghalaya. A fair number of people residing in Jaintia and Khasi Hills orate this verbal communication very well. Even certain number of inhabitants from Mizoram, north of War Jaintia, Aizwal district and north of Assam also converse very fluently in this medium of communication. Moreover numerous folks from Bangladesh, Ulukunchi and Karbi Analog district support this idiom and also talk very well in this language of Pnar.
This pnar language contains numbers of dialects which are as follows: -
Jaintia dialect which is spoken in 12 different forms such as Shangpung, Jowai, Raliang and Batau. The standard dialect form of this language is Jowai.
This Pnar language is classified into Austro Asiatic Language family group. Moreover this group of language family is further sub divided into small categories of languages such as Khasian, Northern Mon- Khmer and Mon Khmer.
Other names of Pnar Language
This Pnar language consists of some other names which are as follows, Jowai, Khasi, Penar, Synteng and Jaintia.
Language Use And Development
This Pnar language is used in many other languages also such as Bengali, English, Hindi and Mizo. Moreover this language is even used in administrative and authorised purposes as it is declared as official language by government of Indian state of Meghalaya. Furthermore this language holds good rate of literacy which means that the people are well versed in this language and also follows this idiom originally as their primary language. In addition this verbal communication i.e. Pnar Language is used in Synteng dialect in the state of Meghalaya. A fair number of radio channels telecast certain shows and music based on this verbal communication of Pnar.
This Pnar language is based on Latin script. Many words and phrases are derived from this writing script known as Latin script.