Karata (КӀкӀирлӀи мацӀцӀи)
Karata is a member of the Avar-Andic branch of Northeast
Caucasian languages spoken in Akhvakh and Khazavyurt districts
of southern Dagestan in the Russian Federation. It has two dialects,
Karatin and Tokitin, and is spoken in the towns of Karata, Anchix,
Tukita, Rachabalda, Lower Inxelo, Mashtada, Archo, Chabakovo, Racitl
and formerly Siux.
Karata is rarely written and speakers of Karata generally
use Avar when writing.
Karata alphabet and pronunciation
Download Karata alphabet chart provided by Wolfram Siegel (Word doc, in German)
Sample text in Karata
Source: З. М. Магомедбекова, Каратинский язык, Тбилиси 1971. (Z.M. Magomedbekova, Karata language, Tbilisi 1971.)
Information about Karata language and people
Northeast Caucasian languages
Other languages written with the Cyrillic alphabet