Kryts (Kryc) is a Samur language of the Northeast Caucasian language family spoken in parts of the Quba Rayon of Azerbaijan by 6,000 people in 1975. Its dialects are Kryts, Jek, Khaput, Yergyudzh, and Alyk, which are all quite distinct and could be considered separate languages.
Kryts is endangered, classified as "severely endangered" by UNESCO's Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger.
- Authier, Gilles. 2009. Grammaire kryz. Paris: Peeters.
- ^ Kryts at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
- ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kryts". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- ^ a b Ethnologue entry for Kryts
- ^ Published in: Encyclopedia of the world’s endangered languages. Edited by Christopher Moseley. London & New York: Routledge, 2007. 211–280.
- ^ The sociolinguistic situation of the Kryz in Azerbaijan
- ^ UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger