Ghodoberi

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Godoberi, Godoberin, Qibdili mitstsi
Population

130 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 3,000 (2014 NCRP).

Location

Dagestan Republic: Botlikhsky district, Godoberi, Zibirkhali and Beledi.

Language Status

7 (Shifting). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Article 10, Constitution).

Dialects

Godoberi, Zibirkhali.

Language Use

Few child speakers (Salminen 2007). Positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus]. Also use Avar [ava]. Avar is literary language.

Language Development
Russian used in education. Dictionary. Texts.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional territory and way of life. Muslim.

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