Talysh Language

Talysh Language

The Talyshi language is a Northwestern Iranian language spoken in the northern regions of the Iranian provinces of Gilan and Ardabil and the southern regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Historically, the language and its people can be traced through the middle Iranian period back to the ancient Medes. It includes many dialects usually divided into three main clusters: Northern (in Azerbaijan and Iran), Central (Iran) and Southern (Iran). There are a wide variety of estimates for the number of Talyshi speakers with reliable estimates running anywhere from 500,000 to 1 million. Talyshi is partially, but not fully, intelligible with respect to Persian. Talysh is classified as "vulnerable" by UNESCO's Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger.

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... house/room ‌ ka ka ka ka xâne language tongue ‌ zivon zun zavon zuân zabân moon ‌ mâng, uvešim mâng mang mung, meng mâh mother ‌ mua, mu, nana nana ? mâ, dēdē, nana mâdar, nane mouth ...

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