Godoberi or Ghodoberi is spoken in southwestern Dagestan in Russia by about 3,000 people. It is a member of the Avar-Andic subgroup of Northeast 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 and Botlikh.
The main written language of Godoberi speakers is Avar - their own language is rarely written.
Information about the Godoberi language
Aghul, Akhvakh, Andi, Archi, Avar, Bagvalal, Bats, Botlikh, Budukh, Caucasian Albanian, Chamalal, Chechen, Dargwa, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Ingush, Karata, Khinalug, Khwarshi, Kryts, Kubachi, Lak, Lezgian, Rutul, Tabassaran, Tindi, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udi
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