Brahui language resources – Language Links Database

Brahui – (or Bráhuí) is a Dravidian language spoken by the Brahui people in the central Balochistan region of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and by expatriate communities in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, and Iran. It is isolated from the nearest Dravidian-speaking neighbour population of South India by a distance of more than 1,500 kilometres (930 mi). Kalat and Mastung districts of Balochistan are predominantly Brahui-speaking. 

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Native to: Pakistan and Afghanistan

Brahui Grammar and Pronunciation

  1. To re-design the Brahui script/orthography.
  2. To standardize the most famous/frequently used dialect.
  3. To introduce new terminology, publish Brahui dictionary and publication of Balochistanica in this language.
  4. To seek consensus for adaptation of the roman script as the re-designed/new script to be utilized for Brahui language, keeping in view that it is comprehensive and more adoptable.
  5. To design the language/certificate courses for new learners.
  6. To launch advocacy campaigns for utilization of Brahui as the language of instruction at primary level and to design curriculum for such purpose.

Brahui Grammar and Pronunciation

Brahui Dictionaries

Brahui Listening and Video Resources

Podcasts/ Audiobooks

  • Jesus - The “JESUS” film, “The Story of Jesus for Children” and “The Story of Jesus” audiodrama in Brahui

TV / Video / Movies

  • YouTube - Brahui Alphabet
  • YouTube - a list of Brahui videos – mainly songs

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