Karata

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Karatai, Karatin, Kirdi
Population

260 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 5,000 (1990 A. Kibrik) or 6,400 (Koryakov 2006).

Location

West Dagestan Republic, Akhvakhsky district. 9 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Karata proper (Anchix, Archo, Chabakaroi, Enkhelo, Ratsitl), Tokita (Tokitin). Karatin and Tokitin dialects are quite different.

Language Use

Home. Positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus]. Avar [ava] is literary language.

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Muslim.