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Kryts is spoken by 6.000 people in Quba Rayon in north-eastern Azerbaijan.

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

The main dialects are Kryts, Dzhek, Xaput, Yergyudzh, and Alyk.

The self-designation of the people is kjrtuar. The speakers call their language kjruaj mez.

Kryts is an oral language.

The case system of Kryts is very rich because of the great number of locative cases. Kryts has four noun classes. The morphology of the verb, however, is relatively simple.

Kryts is an ergative language.

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