Lezgic languages

Lezgic
Geographic
distribution
Dagestan, Azerbaijan
Linguistic classificationNortheast Caucasian
Subdivisions
lezg1248  (Samur)[1]
arch1244  (Archi)[2]
  Lezgic

The Lezgic languages are one of seven branches of the Northeast Caucasian language family. Lezgian and Tabasaran are literary languages.

Classification

  • Peripheral: Archi – 970 speakers[3]
  • Samur[4] (Nuclear Lezgic)
    • Eastern Samur
      • Udi – 6,600 speakers
      • Lezgian–Aghul–Tabasaran[4]
    • Southern Samur
    • Western Samur
Other Languages