Central Zazaki

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Zazakiyê Merkezi
Native to Turkey
Region Elazığ, Bingöl northern parts of Diyarbakır
Ethnicity Zaza
Native speakers
1,500,000 [1] (1998)[2]
Latin script
Language codes
ISO 639-2 zza
ISO 639-3 zzainclusive code
Individual codes:
kiu – Kirmanjki (Northern Zazaki)
diq – Dimli (Southern Zazaki)
Glottolog zaza1246[3]
Linguasphere 58-AAA-ba

Central Zazaki (in Zazaki: Zazakiyê Merkezi or simply Zazaki) is one of dialects of the Zazaki language. Central Zazaki is predominantly spoken by over 1 million people in the eastern provinces of Turkey such as Elazığ, all Bingöl and northern parts of Diyarbakır province.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zazaki, Central". Ethnologue. 
  2. ^ Zazakiyê Merkezi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Kirmanjki (Northern Zazaki) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Dimli (Southern Zazaki) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zaza". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Joshua Project. "Language – Zazaki, Merkezi:: Joshua Project". joshuaproject.net. 
  5. ^ http://www.zazaki.de/turkce/makaleler/zazacauzerinenotlar.pdf

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