Yazgulyam

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A language of Tajikistan

Alternate Names
Iazgulem, Yazghulomi, Yazgulam, Yazgulyami
Autonym
Yuzdomi zavég
Population

9,000 (2010). Ethnic population: 13,000.

Location

Kuhistoni Badakhshon province: Andarbag, Budun, Motravn, Shavud, Ubaghn, Vishkharv, Zaich, and Zhamag in Yazgulyam river valley; Dushanbe and Kuybishev areas.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Upper Yazgulyam, Lower Yazgulyam. Little dialect difference.

Language Use

Home. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Tajiki [tgk].

Language Development
Bible portions: 2001.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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