Archi

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Archib, Archin, Archintsy, Archsel, Arshashdib
Population

970 (2010 census).

Location

Southern Dagestan Republic, Arsha community upper Risor river. 8 villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

One of the most divergent Lezgian (Lezgic) languages.

Language Use

Home. Used by many children (2007). Positive attitudes. Also use Avar [ava] or Russian [rus]. Avar used as the literary language.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Muslim.