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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Aghul: Bibliographical guide


About the Aghul language

Aghul belongs to the Nakh-Daghestanian (East Caucasian) group of the Ibero-Caucasian language family, Lezgian subgroup

Where the speakers live

Aghuls live in 21 auls (settlements) at the Upper Chirakh-Chaj river in the Aghul and the Kurakh districts of Daghestan: Tpig, Dulgul, Misi, Burkikhan, Durushtul, Fite, Jarkug, Kurag, Khudig, Arsug, Burchshag, Tsirkhe, Bedyuk, Khveredzh, Ukuz, Usug, Kvardal, Khpyuk, Goa and some others. There are 16 auls in the Aghul district and 5 auls in the Kurakh district.

In the North of their location Aghuls have Dargwas as their neighbors, in the East - Tabassarans, in the South - Lezgians, in the West Aghuls are separated from Rutuls by the Samur mountain range.

TEACHING MATERIALS

BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

Grammars
Dialects
Lexica
Texts

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES


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