One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A native or inhabitant of Kashmir.
- ‘They have nothing to do with the aspirations of the Kashmiris or the Afghans.’
- ‘Now, the Lashkar's ranks have just a few Pashtuns and even fewer Kashmiris.’
- ‘He also urged Kashmiris living abroad to invest in Kashmir, as the government had launched many incentives for investors.’
- ‘It has been said that Kashmir is a land of milk and honey, and it is true that Kashmiris enjoy both, sometimes adding to milk or yoghurt a sprinkling of saffron.’
- ‘Thousands of Kashmiris live in Rochdale and many are waiting to hear if relatives and friends survived Saturday's disaster.’
2The Dardic language of Kashmir, written in both Devanagari and Arabic script.
- ‘Among them, Naseem Shafai, 49, made her mark; she is the first woman poet who started writing in Kashmiri.’
- ‘There are few Kashmiri speaking people living in this tract.’
- ‘The script for the performance was in Hindi, Kashmiri and English, flowing from one language to the other smoothly and with ease.’
- ‘Local people said they were wearing Pakistani dress, had full beards, turbans and long hair, and didn't understand Kashmiri or Urdu.’
- ‘A few did not understand any other language than Kashmiri and Gogri.’
Relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language.
- ‘Origin of Kashmiri language has been a topic of debate among linguists and scholars for a long period of time.’
- ‘Starting with a simple, traditional Kashmiri shawl, the curator moved to the increasingly ornate ones turned out by Jacquard looms in the 18th and 19th Centuries.’
- ‘‘I was taken in as assistant director and my job was to supervise the language and the diction in the film which had a Kashmiri background,’ he says.’
- ‘Their contact was part of the BBC's initiative to bring together six divided Kashmiri families through live video-conferences in Srinagar and Muzaffarabad.’
- ‘The Kashmiri language has never been the medium of instruction here, except during Sheikh Abdullah's first tenure as Chief Minister, 1947-1953.’
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