Gorgani dialect

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Gorgani
Native to Iran
Region NW Iran
Native speakers
extinct?[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Linguist list
mzn-gor

Gorgani is a dialect of the Tabarian (Mazandarani) language[2]

Etymology[edit]

The dialect is named after Gorgan historical district derived from Old Persian Varkana (Greek Hyrkania).

Continuing use[edit]

Gorgani appears to be extinct.[1] It is documented back to the 14th and 15th centuries from writings of the Horufi movement.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tbilisi, Georgia. "THIRD BIENNIAL CONVENTION ON IRANIAN STUDIES." WELCOMING SPEECHES, PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS and ABSTRACTS (2007): pp61. http://www.persianatesocieties.org/main/Tbilisi%20Convention.pdf
  2. ^ Mazandarani at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)