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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Hunzib: Bibliographical guide


About the Hunzib language

Hunzib belongs to the North-Caucasian linguistic family, Nakh-Daghestanian (East Caucasian) group, Tsezic (< Avar-Andic-Tsezic) subgroup.

Where the speakers live

In the Republic of Daghestan the Hunzibs live in the Bezhta sector of Tsuntinski district in 3 auls (villages): Hunzib, Nakhada and Garbutl. The lowland Hunzib speakers are migrants from these villages. They often visit their native villages on different occasions — marriages, funerals etc.

TEACHING MATERIALS

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BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES


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