Bukharic

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A language of Israel

Alternate Names
Bokharan, Bokharic, Bukharan, Bukharian, Judeo-Tajik
Population

50,000 in Israel (1995 H. Mutzafi). Population total all countries: 110,000.

Location

Also in United States, Uzbekistan.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Related to Tajiki [tgk]. May be easily intelligible of Tajiki or Farsi [pes]. Similar to Dzhidi [jpr].

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing
Cyrillic script, primary usage. Hebrew script. Latin script, no longer in use.
Other Comments

Many recent immigrants (1995). Jewish.

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