Godoberi or Ghodoberi is spoken in southwestern Dagestan in the Russia Federation by
about 3,000 people. It is a member of the Avar-Andic subgroup
of North East Caucasian languages. There are two main dialects:
Godoberi and Zibirhali, which differ mainly in pronunciation.
Godoberi has borrowed words from Avar, Turkish and Arabic,
and particularly from Russian during the 20th century.
The most closely-related languages to Godoberi are Chamalal
The main written language of Godoberi speakers is Avar -
their own language is rarely written.