Chamalal (чамалалдуб мичӀчӀ)

Chamalal is a member of the Avar-Andic branch of Northeast Caucasian languages spoken in Tsumadinsky district of southwestern Dagestan in the Russian Federation. The Chamalals live along the left bank of the Andi-Koisu river in the villages of Lower-Gaquar, Agual, Tsumada, Urukh, Gachitl, Quenkh, Gigatl and Gadór. There are two main dialects of Chamalal: Gaquar and Gigatl.

Chamalal is rarely written and speakers of Chamalal generally use Avar when writing.

Chamalal alphabet and pronunciation

Chamalal alphabet and pronunciation

Download Chamalal alphabet chart provided by Wolfram Siegel (Word doc, in German)


Information about Chamalal language and people

Northeast Caucasian languages

Aghul, Akhvakh, Andi, Archi, Avar, Bagvalal, Batsbi, Bezhta, Botlikh, Budukh, Caucasian Albanian, Chamalal, Chechen, Dargwa, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Ingush, Karata, Khinalug, Khwarshi, Kryts, Kubachi, Lak, Lezgian, Rutul, Tabassaran, Tindi, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udi

Other languages written with the Cyrillic alphabet

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