Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Caucasian Languages, The Lak-Dargin languages

Lak (also spelled Lakk, with some 100,000 speakers) and Dargin (or Dargwa, with 350,000) are spoken in the central part of Dagestan. Both are written languages. The Lak language is quite homogeneous with regard to its dialects; Dargin, however, possesses several diversified dialects - sometimes considered as separate languages (e.g., Kubachi). Some view Lak and Dargin as independent language


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