Lezgian

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Lezgian
Autoglottonym: lezgi _'al
Pronunciation: []
Ethnologue name: Lezgi
OLAC name: Lezghian
WALS name: Lezgian
Location point: 6dE 52d30N
Genealogy
Family: Nakh-Daghestanian
Genus: Lezgic
Speakers
Country: Russian Federation, Azerbaijan
Official in:
Speakers: 40,000
Writing system: Cyrillic
Codes
ISO 639-3: lez
WALS: lez

Contents

Name

Pronunciation: ['lezgi_n]

Alternative names are

Location

Lezgian is spoken in Russia (southernmost part of Daghestan Republic) and northern Azerbaijan.

Speakers

The number of speakers is estimated at 400,000 [Reference needed]

Dialects

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Classification

Nakh-Daghestanian
Lezgic

Links

Introduction to Lezgian

Works on the language

  • Haspelmath, Martin. 1993. A grammar of Lezgian. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.