Budukh

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A language of Azerbaijan

Alternate Names
Budug, Budugi, Budux, Bukukhi
Population

1,000 (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 1,000 (1990 A. Kibrik).

Location

Quba county, Budukh village; in expatriate communities of Deli-Kaya, Pirusti.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Budukh, Yergyuch.

Language Use

All domains. Used by 30%–50% of children. Positive attitudes. Azerbaijani [azj] is literary language.

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Muslim (Sunni).