Southern Zazaki

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Southern Zazaki
Native to Turkey
Region Mainly in Siverek, Gerger, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Bitlis,
Ethnicity Zaza
Native speakers About 1,500,000[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Writing system Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-2 diq
ISO 639-3 diq

Southern Zazaki (in Zaza langauge known as: Zazakiyê Veroci, Dımılki) is one of main dialects of the Zaza language. This dialect is spoken in southeastern provinces of Republic of Turkey such as Şanlıurfa (mainly in Siverek), Diyarbakır, Bitlis and Adıyaman. Southern Zazaki is spoken by more than 1,500,000 people in places where southern Zazas (known as Dimlis) living.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Zazaki, Southern". Ethnologue. https://www.ethnologue.com/language/diq. Retrieved 13 September 2015.