Material for the International Workshop on the Languages of Nuristan at Cologne University, 1-2 November 2019


To facilitate discussions at the upcoming International Workshop on the Languages of Nuristan, I will be posting items here prior to the workshop for consideration there.   Richard F. Strand


The following is a .pdf version of a PowerPoint presentation given at the University of Chicago in April 2018, without my accompanying narration:

A Brief Look at the Linguistic, Cultural, and Strategic Significance of Nuristan


The following is a .pdf excerpt from my unpublished Kâmviri, the Language of the Kom Kamboǰas of Nûristân, to serve as a guide in understanding the grammatical depictions used here:

Depictive Grammar: The Linguistic Image


The following is a .pdf excerpt from my unpublished Nûristânî Comparative Grammar:

Nominal Case Systems of the Nûristânî Languages


The following is another .pdf excerpt from my unpublished draft of Kâmviri, the Language of the Kom Kamboǰas of Nûristân:

Embedded Images


The following are .pdf notes on phonological topics prepared for this conference:

Some Phonological Topics on the Nûristânî Languages


Because I was cut off before I could finish my presentation, I include the full text here:

Where We Stand in the Study of the Nûristânî Languages