Northern Zazaki

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Northern Zazaki
Zazakiyê Zımey
Native to Turkey
Region Main in Tunceli, Erzincan, Sivas, Erzurum, Gümüşhane Province,
Ethnicity Zaza
Native speakers About 140,000[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Indo-European
Writing system Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-2 kiu
ISO 639-3 kiu
Linguasphere 58-AAA-ba

Northern Zazaki (in Zaza langauge known as: Zazakiyê Zımey, Kırmancki) is one of main dialects of the Zaza language. This dialect is spoken in eastern provinces of Republic of Turkey. This includes Tunceli (mainly), Erzincan, Sivas, Erzurum and some places in Gümüşhane. Northern Zazaki is spoken by more than 140,000 people in places where northern Zazas living.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zazaki, Northern". Ethnologue. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  2. Joshua Project. "Language - Zazaki, Northern :: Joshua Project". joshuaproject.net. Retrieved 13 September 2015.