Hinukh

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Ginukh, Ginukhtsy, Ginux, Hinux
Population

5 (2010 census).

Location

Southwestern Dagestan Republic, Tsuntinsky district, Ginukh.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Close to Tsez (Dido) [ddo], but probably not inherently intelligible.

Language Use

Family. Few child speakers. Positive attitudes. Also use Avar [ava], Russian [rus] or Dido [ddo]. Avar is literary language.

Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Hinukh men marry Dido women. Hinukh women marry men from other ethnic groups. Muslim.