The Role of Lingo-Cultural Identity in Nation Building: A Case Study of Sindhi Language

Nadir Ali Mugheri, Farhana Yasmin, Shohaib Ahmed Indhar

  • Nadir Ali Mugheri University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh
  • Farhana Yasmin Assistant Professor, Department of English language and Literature, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore
  • Sohaib Ahmed Indhar Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur, Sindh
Keywords: Language, Psychological Hierarchy, Primary Education, Personality Building


Language and culture are allied and interrelated with each other as language carries culture with it while culture depends upon language. The mother language is also one of the most striking elements of any individual's life. At the same time, it also works as an integral tool in the uplift of any nation's future generations. Native language (L1)not only plays the main role in the communication process but also establishes an identity to an individual's entity as well as personality building, a certain class of the masses, and a nation at large. Mother language is a powerful element that engineers the psychological system or structure of an individual to secure the values, norms, history, and trends of a nation. This study has been carried out to focus and discuss the four significant grounds which include the development of a psychological hierarchy of a person with the help of mother tongue, nexuses of culture with mother language, the significance of mother tongue in primary education, and prevailing issues and their relevant solutions. Lastly, it is extracted that the first three elements establish basics and enclose the entire life of a person whereas; the last one nurtures as well as develops one's character, disposition, role, and part to ensure the progress of any nation through the mother tongue.