- Dhatki language
Dhatki Spoken in Pakistan and India (Marwar region of Rajasthan and Thar region of Sindh)(sociolect) Native speakers 150,400 (1997) Language family Language codes ISO 639-3 mki This page contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode characters.
Dhatki/Dhati is spoken in western parts of Jaisalmer and Barmer districts of Rajasthan in India and eastern parts of Sindh province of Pakistan by about 150,000 people in all. Some Dhatki-speaking communities migrated to India in 1947 after the independence and continued to do so in small numbers after that date, but the great majority of Dhatki speakers still reside in Pakistan.
Dhatki/Dhati is spoken by these Communities:
- Pushkarna Brahmin or Dhati Pushkarna Brahmin Mostly Settelled in Khairthal/Barmer
- Thari Maheshwaris
- Sangrasi Sodha
- (MALHI)& TAK is sub caste of malhi
- Hindu Bajeer
Dhatki has implosive consonants.
A few of the typical sentences in Dhatki are:
- [tũ ki to kəɾẽ] meaning "What are you doing?",
- [tɑd͡ʒo nɑ̃ ki əhɛ] meaning "What is your name?",
- [mɪnɑ ɾoʈi kʰɑɲi əhɛ] meaning "I need to eat".
- [tũ kɪtʰ pjo d͡ʒɑẽ] where are you going?
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