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Budukh

A language of Azerbaijan

ISO 639-3: bdk

Population 1,000 (1990). Ethnic population: 1,000 (1990 A. E. Kibrik).
Region Quba Region.
Alternate names   Budux, Budug, Bukukhi, Budugi
Dialects Budukh, Yergyuch.
Classification North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Lezgic, Nuclear Lezgic, South Lezgic
Language use All domains. 30% to 50% of children speak Budukh. Positive language attitude. Azerbaijani is used as the literary language.
Comments Not a written language. Muslim (Sunni).