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Alternate names
Biltum, Brushaski, Burucaki, Burucaski, Burushaki, Burushki, Khajuna, Kunjut, Mishaski
Hunza, Nagar, Yasin (Nagir, Werchikwar)
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Burushaski.

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Endangered Languages page associated with Burushaski - Endangered Languages Catalog web page
Ethnologue entry for Burushaski - Ethnologue web page
Extension of the Arabic coded character set for bibliographic information interchange academic paper
Glottolog entry for Burushaski - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Burushaski - ISO 639-3 web page
Letters of support for characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski academic paper
Moving dots and Arabic script shaping: Farsi Yeh’s and Jawi Nya academic paper
MultiTree entry for Burushaski - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Burushaski - Open Language Archives Community web page
Problems with the joining behavior of Arabic Letter Yeh Barree (U+06D2) academic paper
Proposal to add characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski academic paper
Proposal to change the previously decided name of some Arabic characters academic paper
Shaping behavior of Burushaski characters and other Arabic additions in L2/06-149 academic paper
Shaping Behavior of U+0777 academic paper
SIL Archive for Burushaski - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
UNESCO Endangered Languages Atlas page for Burushaski [bsk] - UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger web page


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