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variant name for Indic languages. Broader uses referring to racial stocks are now obsolete. See Indo-IranianIndo-Iranian,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken by more than a billion people, chiefly in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (see The Indo-European Family of Languages, table).
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The Burushaski word is not found in the surrounding IndoAryan or Iranian languages and has a retroflex -t.
After six volumes of bhakti studies published by the Conference of Devotional Literature in New Indoaryan Languages (containing the papers read at its triennial meetings mostly by European and South Asian scholars), the book under review is a sort of American answer to the European enterprise.
373); "The strong influence of the Indoaryan Nepali .