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Southern Zazaki

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Southern Zazaki
Native toTurkey
RegionMainly in Siverek, Gerger, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Bitlis,
Native speakers
About 1,500,000[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-2diq
ISO 639-3diq

Southern Zazaki (in Zaza langauge known as: Dımılki or Zazakiyê Veroci) 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. Retrieved 13 September 2015.