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

Western 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.