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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Khvarshi: Bibliographical guide


About the Khvarshi language

Khvarshi 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 Khvarshis live in the Tsumada district in vil. Khvarshi, Santlada, Khonokh, Kvantlada, Khvajni, Inkhokvari. Some migrants live in lowlands - Mutsalaul (Khasavjurt district) and some others (their number is unknown).

TEACHING MATERIALS

None.

BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES


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