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Kryts

A language of Azerbaijan

ISO 639-3: kry

Population 6,000 (1975 SIL).
Region Quba.
Alternate names   Kryz, Kryc, Kryzy, Katsy, Dzek, Dzhek, Dzheki
Dialects Kryts, Dzhek, Xaput (Khaput), Yergyudzh, Alyk. Dialects are quite distinct; perhaps separate languages.
Classification North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Lezgic, Nuclear Lezgic, South Lezgic
Language use All domains. 30% to 50% of children speak Kryts. Positive language attitude. Azerbaijani is used as the literary language.
Comments Not a written language. Muslim (Sunni).