Jek language

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Cekcə məz
цIека meз c’eka mez
Native to Azerbaijan
Region Quba
Native speakers
1,500+  (date missing)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog dzhe1238[1]

Cek,[2] also known as Jek, Dzhek, is a Northeast Caucasian language spoken by about 1,500 to 11,000 people in the villages of Jek in the mountains of northern Azerbaijan.[3] Belongs to the Samurian division of the northwest branch of the Caucasic language family[4]

Jek language is not a written language and Azeri serves as the literary language of the Jek, as well as all Shahdagh peoples.[4]

Official claims[edit]

It is often classified as a dialect of Kryts, even though Jek is different enough from Kryts that it could be considered a separate language.[5]

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