Takestani

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A language of Iran

Alternate Names
Takistani
Population

220000

Location

Zanjan, Qazvin, and Markazi provinces, from Khalkhal to Saveh, Takestan, south and southeast.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Khalkhal, Kharaqan, Ramand (Takestan), Tarom, Zanjan. Khalkhal dialect is reportedly similar to Talysh [tly]. Transitional between Talysh and Semnani [smy] languages. Similar to Eshtehardi [esh].

Language Use

Also use Iranian Persian [pes].

Other Comments

Different from Tat [ttt] of the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, and Iran. Muslim.