Language details

LAZ Links (6)   Examples (3)   Materials (1)   Books (9)   
Alternative names: LAZURI, LAZE, CHAN, CHANZAN, ZAN, CHANURI
Number of speakers: 33.000
Language Code: LZZ
In language groups: SOUTH CAUCASIAN » ZAN
Spoken in: BELGIUM [Details], FRANCE [Details], Acharis Avtonomiuri Respublika [Ajaria]/GEORGIA [Details], GERMANY [Details], TURKEY [Details]
Description:

Laz is spoken by 33.000 or more people mainly in Turkey near the border to Georgia. A significant minority of 2.000 speakers is reported in Georgia.

The speakers call their language lazuri nena.

During the time of Laz cultural... [more ...]


Links
1   Colchian Languages
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Fuji/8160/Language/Lstudies.htm
2   Het Volk van Lazistan
http://www.amarcord.be/georgia/lazuri01.html
3   Laz Research Group
http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/ifs/projekte/d_las.htm
4   Laz Sample Text: Xoja Nasrettinini
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/caucasica/lazica/laztext1.htm
5   Lazuri in Turkey and Georgia
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/9479/laz.html
6   Megrelian and Megrelia
http://www.ling.lu.se/projects/Megrelian/Megrelian.html

Examples
1  Laz Poetry (1)
2  Laz Poetry (2)
3  Laz Tale

Materials
1  Laz Alphabet

Books
1   Adjarian, H.: Etude sur la langue Laze
2   Amse-De Jong, T. H.: The suffix -ee-/-elee- in East Laz
3   Anderson, R. D.: A grammar of Laz (A dissertation)
4   Chikobava, Arn.: Grammatical Analysis of Chan (Laz) Dialect with Chrestomathy
5   Genç, Sevim N.; Kutscher, Silvia; Mattissen, Johanna: Laz-English-Turkish-German Dictionary
6   Kutscher, Silvia; Genç, Sevim : ArdeSen narrates - ArdeSeni na isina pinenpe
7   Kutscher, Silvia; Mattissen, Johanna: A Grammar of Laz
8   Kutscher, Silvia; Mattissen, Johanna; Wodarg, Anke (eds.): Das Mutafi-Lazische [The Mutafi dialect of Laz]
9   Lubers, U. J.: Ergavity and Variability...in Pazar-Laz




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