Lak belongs to the Nachsko-Daghestan branch of North Caucasian languages
and is spoken by about 100,000 speakers mainly in the Russian republic of Dagestan.
There are also speakers of Lak in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Lak is closely related
Lak was written with the Arabic alphabet 1928, when the Latin alphabet was
adopted. Since 1938 a version of the Cyrillic alphabet has been used to write
Lak alphabet and pronunciation
E = [e] after consonants
Letters in blue are only used in Russian names and loanwords
Information about the pronunciation of Lak compiled by Wolfram Siegel
Sample text in Lak
Source: Определитель языков мира по письменностям. Академия наук СССР. Москва – 1965.