Avar language

Avar
Avaric
Магӏарул мацӏ, Авар мацӏ
Maⱨarul maⱬ, Avar maⱬ
Native toRussia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Turkey
EthnicityAvars
Native speakers
1,000,000 (2010)[1]
Cyrillic (current)
Georgian, Arabic, Latin (historical)
Official status
Official language in
Dagestan (Russia)
Language codes
av – Avaric
ava – Avaric
ISO 639-3Either:
ava – Avaric
oav – Old Avar
oav – Old Avar
avar1256[2]
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Avar[1][2] (Магӏарул мацӏ Maⱨarul maⱬ, [maʕarul mat͡sʼ], "language of the mountains") or (Авар мацӏ Avar maⱬ [awar mat͡sʼ] "Avar language"), also known as Avaric,[3][4] is a language that belongs to the Avar–Andic group of the Northeast Caucasian family primarily spoken in Dagestan.

Geographic distribution

It is spoken mainly in the western and southern parts of the Russian Caucasus republic of Dagestan, and the Balaken, Zaqatala regions of north-western Azerbaijan.[1] Some Avars live in other regions of Russia. There are also small communities of speakers living in the Russian republics of Chechnya and Kalmykia; in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Jordan, and the Marmara Sea region of Turkey. It is spoken by about 762,000 people worldwide. UNESCO classifies Avar as vulnerable to extinction.[5]

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Awaars
Аҧсшәа: Ауар бызшәа
العربية: لغة أوارية
asturianu: Idioma avar
azərbaycanca: Avar dili
تۆرکجه: آوار دیلی
বাংলা: আভার ভাষা
башҡортса: Авар теле
беларуская: Аварская мова
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Аварская мова
български: Аварски език
brezhoneg: Avareg
буряад: Авар хэлэн
català: Àvar
Чӑвашла: Авар чĕлхи
čeština: Avarština
español: Idioma avar
Esperanto: Avara lingvo
euskara: Avarera
Fiji Hindi: Avar bhasa
français: Avar
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Avar-ngî
한국어: 아바르어
հայերեն: Ավարերեն
hornjoserbsce: Awaršćina
hrvatski: Avarski jezik
íslenska: Avarska
italiano: Lingua avara
ქართული: ხუნძური ენა
қазақша: Авар тілі
Kiswahili: Kiavar
коми: Авар кыв
Кыргызча: Авар тили
لۊری شومالی: آواری
latviešu: Avāru valoda
лезги: Авар чIал
lietuvių: Avarų kalba
македонски: Аварски јазик
മലയാളം: അവാർ ഭാഷ
მარგალური: ხუნძური ნინა
Bahasa Melayu: Bahasa Avar
Nederlands: Avaars
日本語: アヴァル語
norsk: Avarisk
norsk nynorsk: Avarisk
олык марий: Авар йылме
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Avar tili
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅਵਾਰ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ
Piemontèis: Lenga Avar
português: Língua avar
саха тыла: Аваар тыла
Scots: Avar leid
Simple English: Avar language
slovenščina: Avarščina
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Аварьскъ ѩꙁꙑкъ
ślůnski: Awarskŏ gŏdka
српски / srpski: Аварски језик
svenska: Avariska
Tagalog: Wikang Avar
தமிழ்: அவர மொழி
татарча/tatarça: Авар теле
Türkçe: Avarca
Türkmençe: Awar dili
українська: Аварська мова
vepsän kel’: Avaran kel'
Tiếng Việt: Tiếng Avar
Yorùbá: Èdè Afaaru
粵語: 阿華爾文
Zazaki: Avarki
中文: 阿瓦尔语