Borujerdi dialect

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Borujerdi dialect
Native to Iran
Region Central Zagros
Native speakers
ca. 0.8 million (date missing)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog boru1243[1]

The Borujerdi dialect is a local dialect spoken in Borujerd city and its surrounding areas in the province of Lorestan in Iran. Borujerdi is more similar to Northern Luri than the Persian,[2][3] spoken in other parts of Lorestan, being in some aspects is completely different.

Borujerdi dialect is spoken in Borujerd City and more than 200 villages around it. People of Malayer, Doorod, Arak, Toyserkan and Kangavar have a very similar accent to Borujerdi and their language can be considered same as Borujerdi dialect of Luri.[4] It is estimated that between 0.8 and 1 million people in provinces of Loristan, Markazi, Hamadan and Kermanshah speak in Borujerdi dialect with minor differences in their accents.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Borujerdi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ "LORI LANGUAGE ii. Sociolinguistic Status of Lori". iranica. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Luri, Northern". Ethnologue, Languages Of the World. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "LORI DIALECTS". iranica. Retrieved 8 February 2013.