Botlikh

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Botlix, Buykhadi
Population

210 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 5,000 (A. Kibrik).

Location

Western Dagestan Republic, Botlikh and Miarsu villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Botlikh, Zibirkhalin.

Language Use

Few domains. Used by many children (2007). Positive attitudes. Avar [ava] is literary language. Avar and Russian [rus] used in school and for wider communication (Salminen 2007).

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Muslim.