Language details

LEZGI Links (1)   Examples (1)   Materials (1)   Books (2)   
Alternative names: LEZGIAN, LEZGHI, LEZGIN, KIURINSTY
Number of speakers: 451.000
Language Code: LEZ
In language groups: NORTH-EAST CAUCASIAN » LEZGIAN
Spoken in: AZERBAIJAN [Details], GEORGIA [Details], KYRGYZSTAN [Details], Dagestan, Respublika/RUSSIAN FEDERATION [Details], TURKEY [Details], TURKMENISTAN [Details], UKRAINE [Details], UZBEKISTAN [Details]
Description:

Lezgi is spoken by more than 450.000 people. More than 250.000 speakers live in Russia, mostly in the Dagestan Republic. More than 170.000 reside in northern Azerbaijan. The rest live scattered in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan,... [more ...]


Links
1   Location and Locality
http://www.roquade.nl/meertens/progressingrammar/riemsdijk.pdf

Examples
1  Lezgi speaker counts 1-10

Materials
1  Lezgian Alphabet

Books
1   Alekseev M., Sheikhov E.: Lezginskii iazyk/Iazyki narodov Rossii. M.
2   Haspelmath, Martin: A Grammar of Lezgian.




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