Language details

SHUGHNI
Alternative name: SHUGNAN-RUSHAN
Number of speakers: 55.000-66.000
In language groups: INDO-EUROPEAN » IRANIAN » EASTERN IRANIAN » SOUTHEAST IRANIAN » PAMIR » SHUGNI-YAZGULAMI
Spoken in: AFGHANISTAN [Details], TAJIKISTAN [Details]
Description:

Shugni is spoken by 60.000 people. The speakers live in the Gorno-Badakhshan province of Tajikistan and adjacent areas in Afghanistan.

Shugni belongs to the Pamir subgroup of the southwestern branch of the Iranian languages. The Iranian languages... [more ...]





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