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Budukh is spoken by 2.000 people in Quba Rayon in north-eastern Azerbaijan.

Budukh belongs to the Lezgian subgroup of the Northeast Caucasian language family.

The main dialects are Budukh and Yergyuch.

The speakers call their language budad mez ('the language of the village budad').

Budukh is an oral language.

The case system of Budukh is very rich because of the great number of locative cases. The morphology of the verb, however, is relatively simple.

Budukh is an ergative language.

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