Khalaj language (Iranian)

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Not to be confused with Khalaj language (Turkic).
Khalaj
Native to Azerbaijan, Iran
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
Indo-European
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kjf

Khalaj or Hallaj is an Iranian dialect spoken by some Kurdish communities in northwestern Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The alternative form of Hallaj is motivated by analogy with mystic figure Mansur Al-Hallaj.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ethnologue17 lists 42,100 in Iran in 2000. However, it gives the same figure for Turkic Khalaj:
    Iranian Khalaj at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Turkic Khalaj at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)