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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Kubachi: Bibliographical guide


About the Kubachi language

Kubachi belongs to the North Caucasian linguistic family, Nakh-Daghestanian (East Caucasian) group, Lak-Dargwa subgroup. According to another point of view, the Dargwa speech community forms a separate linguistic subgroup, and Kubachi, whether language or dialect, belongs to this subgroup.

Where the speakers live

The Kubachi language is spoken in the aul Kubachi in Dakhada district of Daghestan, where most of Kubachis live. A considerable part of Kubachis live in Daghestanian cities (Derbent, Makhachkala, Kaspijsk), in other regions of the Russian Federation, in Azerbaijan and in the Central Asia. All of them preserve close contacts with their homeland.

TEACHING MATERIALS

There are no teaching materials in Kubachi.

BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES


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