Jek language

Cek,[1] also known as Jek or Dzhek, is a Northeast Caucasian language spoken by about 1,500 to 11,000 Jek people in the village of Jek in the mountains of northern Azerbaijan.[2]

Jek
Cekcə məz
цIека meз c’eka mez
Native toAzerbaijan
RegionQuba
Native speakers
1,500+[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologdzhe1238
A speaker of Jek language, recorded in Germany.

The Jek language is not a written language and Azeri serves as the literary language of the Jek, as well as all Shahdagh peoples.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Н. МАРР : "Яфетические языки", Большая сов. энциклопедия, 1-е изд., т. 65, Москва : Сов. Энц., 1931, стр. 841". Archived from the original on 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  2. ^ Tərxan Paşazadə, "Dünyanın nadir etnik qrupu – Azərbaycan cekliləri", Azərbaycan qəzeti
  3. ^ Wixman, Ronald. The Peoples of the USSR: An Ethnographic Handbook. New York: M.E. Sharpe and London, Macmillan. 1984.

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