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Richard F. Strand
five languages constituting the Nurestâni (Pers. “Nurestāni,” Engl. “Nuristani”) subgroup of the Indo-Iranian language family. The approximately 130,000 speakers of these languages inhabit Nurestān Province in northeastern Afghanistan and a few adjacent valleys in Pakistan's Chitral District.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(Nurestān), the “Land of Light,” a region to the northeast of Afghanistan, imbedded in the Hindu Kush valleys to the south of its main ridge.
Carlo G. Cereti
(1889-1974), Swedish scholar of extremely broad interests, competent in a number of different fields, in both Semitic and Iranian studies.