Sangsari or Sangisari is an Iranian language spoken mainly in the Semnan and Tehran provinces of Iran specially in the Sangesar (Mahdi Shehr) town and in several surrounding villages. Sangsari is included in the Semnani group of Northwest Iranian languages that also includes Lasgerdi, Semnani, and Sorkhei. There are around 36,000 Sangsari speakers. [3 ] [4 ]
Phonology [ edit ]
vowels of Sangsari are /a, a:, e, e:, i, o, ö, u, u:/. The consonants are the same as in Persian. [5 ]
Pronouns [ edit ]
Sangseri distinguishes two numbers in pronouns—singular and plural—and marks two cases in the singular—the direct (nominative) and the oblique (other cases). Masculine and feminine forms are distinct in the singular third person pronouns.
3 sg masc.
3 sg fem.
References [ edit ]
Pierre Lecoq. 1989. "Les dialectes caspiens et les dialectes du nord-ouest de l'Iran,"
Compendium Linguarum Iranicarum. Ed. Rüdiger Schmitt. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag. Pages 296-314.