Botlikh

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Botlix, Buykhadi
Population

210 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 3,500 (2010 census).

Location

Dagestan Republic: Botlikh and Miarsu villages.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Botlikh, Zibirkhalin.

Language Use

Few domains. Used by many children (Salminen 2007). Positive attitudes. Also use Avar [ava], a literary language, in school and for wider group communication (Salminen 2007). Also use Russian [rus], in school and for wider group communication (Salminen 2007).

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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