Vafsi

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A language of Iran

Population

L1 users: 18,000 (2003).

Location

Markazi province: Arak district, Vafs, near Tafresh; some in Hamadan province.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Various dialects. Transitional between central Iranian dialects and Talysh [tly]; reportedly very similar to Ashtiani [atn].

Language Use

Also use Iranian Persian [pes].

Writing

Arabic script, Nastaliq variant [Aran].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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