Ghodoberi

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Godoberi, Godoberin
Population

130 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 430 (2010 census).

Location

Southwestern Dagestan Republic, Botlikhsky district, Godoberi, Zibirkhali and Beledi.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Godoberi, Zibirkhali.

Language Use

Few child speakers (Salminen 2007). Positive attitudes. Also use Avar [ava]. Avar is literary language. Also use Russian [rus].

Language Development
Russian used in education. Dictionary.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional territory and way of life. Muslim.