Botlikh

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Botlix, Buykhadi
Population

210 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 3,500 (2010 census).

Location

Dagestan Republic: Botlikh and Miarsu villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Botlikh, Zibirkhalin.

Language Use

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

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.