Ashtiani language

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Ashtiani
Native to Iran
Native speakers
21,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 atn
Glottolog asht1244[2]

Ashtiani (آشتیانی) is one of the Northwestern Iranian languages,[3] spoken in Ashtiyan and Tafresh of Iran.

It is sometimes seen as a transitional dialect between Northwestern Iranian languages and Talysh and is very close to Vafsi. Its speakers are also bilingual in Persian.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashtiani at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ashtiani". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Ethnologue
  4. ^ " in Encyclopedia Iranica by E. Yarshater