Tindi language

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Tindi
Идараб мицци Idarab mittsi
Region Southern Dagestan
Native speakers
2,200  (2010 census)[1]
Northeast Caucasian
  • Avar–Andic
    • Andic
      • Akhvakh–Tindi
        • Karata–Tindi
          • Botlikh–Tindi
            • Bagvalal–Tindi
              • Tindi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tin
Glottolog tind1238[2]

Tindi is an Northeast Caucasian language spoken in the Russian republic of Dagestan. Tindis call their language Idarab mitstsi meaning 'the language of the Idar village'. It is only an oral language; Avar or Russian are used in written communication instead. It has approximately 2,150 speakers.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tindi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tindi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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