Ubykh

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A language of Turkey

Alternate Names
Oubykh, Pekhi, Ubyx
Population

No remaining speakers.

Location

Istanbul area, near the Sea of Marmara, Haci Osman village.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Language Use

A century ago, there were 50,000 speakers in the Caucasus valleys east of the Black Sea. Shifted to a distinct dialect of Adyghe [ady].

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Last speaker died 1992. Most migrated to Turkey in 1894.