Yazgulyam

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A language of Tajikistan

Alternate Names
Iazgulem, Yazghulomi, Yazgulam, Yazgulyami
Population

9,000 (2010).

Location

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Yazgulyam river valley, Motravn, Shavud, Budun, Vishkharv, Andarbag, Zhamag, Zaich, and Ubaghn; Kuybishev area; Dushanbe area.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lower Yazgulyam, Upper Yazgulyam. Little dialect difference.

Language Use

Home. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Tajiki [tgk].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2001.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim (Sunni), Muslim (Shi’a).