Tindi (Идараб мицци / Idarab mittsi)

Tindi is a northeast Caucasian language spoken in the southwest of Dagestan in the Russian Republic by about 2,150 people. The Tindi people call their language Идараб мицци (Idarab mitstsi) or 'the language of Idar village'.

Tindi is rarely written and Tindi speakers generally write in Avar or Russian. Tindi is used only domestically, and the number of speakers is in decline.

Tindi alphabet and pronunciation

Tindi alphabet and pronunciation

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


Information about Tindi 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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