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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Tsakhur: Bibliographical guide


About the Tsakhur language

Tsakhur belongs to the Ibero-Caucasian genetic family, the Nakh-Daghestanian (East Caucasian) group, the Lezgian subgroup

Where the speakers live

In the Republic of Daghestan the Tsakhurs live in the Rutul district in 13 auls (settlements): Tsakhur, Gelmets, Kurdul, Mikik, Mishlesh, Khiyakh, Syugyut, Muslakh, Attal, Korsh, Djynykh, Bash-Kayal, Bash-Mukhakh.

In Azerbaijan they live in the Zakatal and Kakh districts in 16 auls: Sapunchy, Mamrukh, Muhkakh, Kalyal, High Suvangil, Low Suvangil, Chinchar, Kas, Karkvai, Kalaly, Alaskar, Lyakit-Ketuklu, Gezbarakh, Zarna, Kum, Lyakit.

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