Tindi

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Tindal, Tindin
Population

2,150 (2010 census).

Location

Western 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.