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Kashmiri words which are not actually Kashmiri

When words of another language are used extensively in a language, over time, they are considered to be a part of the latter. In spoken Kashmiri language, words like depression (read dip-reshun), tension (read ten-shun), mintry (Military, read min-tree) etc. have more or less been accepted as a part of the language without much emphasis given to the source of the language.

Here is a list of 8 words used extensively in the Kashmiri language which have actually originated from other languages:

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Have more words in mind? Please send them to newsdesk@freepresskashmir.com 

(With inputs from Zareef Ahmed Zareef)


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