Tindi

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Tindal, Tindin
Population

2,150 (2010 census).

Location

Dagestan Republic: Tsumadinsky district, Tindi, Angida, Aknada, Echeda, and Tissi villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Angidin-Aknadin, Tindin-Echendin. Bagvalal [kva] closely related, but probably not inherently intelligible.

Language Use

Home, community. Few child speakers (Salminen 2007). Positive attitudes. Avar [ava] is literary language. Also use Russian [rus]. Used as L2 by Bagvalal [kva].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.