Sanglechi

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A language of Afghanistan

Alternate Names
Dargi
Population

2,200 (2009 S. Beck). Ethnic population: 2,200.

Location

Badakhshan Province, Zebok district, Sanglechi valley, Sar-Sanglech, Esketul, Takya, Faruq, Flaxmadek, Dashte Rubat villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Ishkashimi [isk] is moderately intelligible to Sanglechi speakers. Lexical similarity: 70% with Ishkashimi [isk].

Language Use

Home, village. All ages. Positive attitudes. Dari [prs] is partly or exclusively used in the education, administration, media, travel and trade domain, but only men have access to these domains.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim (Ismaili).