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Bohtan Neo-Aramaic

A language of Georgia

ISO 639-3bhn

Population  1,000 in Georgia (1999 S. Fox).
Region  Mainly Garbadani village. Also in Russian Federation (Asia).
Classification  Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, Aramaic, Eastern, Central, Northeastern
Language use  Mainly older adults.
Comments  Christian.

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Russian Federation (Asia)

Language name   Bohtan Neo-Aramaic
Language use  No evidence of any remaining speakers in the Russian Federation (2007 SIL). GIDS 8. Mainly older adults.
Comments  Originally spoken in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire, east of Tigris River (present-day southeastern Turkey). Fled to Russian Federation during World War I. Christian.
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