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Botlikh language

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Botlikh language

Буйхaлъи мицIцIи/Bujxałi mic’c’i
Region Southwestern Dagestan[1]
Native speakers
210  (2010 census)[2]
Northeast Caucasian
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bph
Glottolog botl1242[3]

Botlikh (also spelled Botlix) is an Andic language of the Northeast Caucasian language family spoken by the Botlikhs in the Buikhe and Ashino villages in southwestern Dagestan, Russia by approximately 210 people, according to the 2010 census.[2]


  1. ^ Ethnologue language map of European Russia, with Botlikh shown in the inset with reference number 9
  2. ^ a b Botlikh at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Botlikh". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

External links

  • The peoples of the Red Book: Botlikhs

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