The Caucasian Languages


  1. Kartvelian Languages :
    1. Georgian: Georgian, Judeo-Geogian
    2. Svan: Svan
    3. Zan:  Laz, Mingrelian
  2. Circasian Languages:
    1. Abkhaz-Abazin: Abaza, Abkhaz
    2. Circasian: Adyghe, Kabardian
    3. Ubyx:   Ubykh
  3. Nakh-Daghestanian Languages:
    1. Avar-Andic:
           a. Andic:
      Akhvakh, Andi, Bagvalal / Bagulal, Botlikh / Botlix, Chamalal, Ghodoberi / Godoberi, Karata, Tindi
           b. Avar: Avar
    2. Dargin: Chirag, Dargwa, Icari, Kaitag, Kubachi, Sanzhi, Shiri, Tsudakhar
    3. Khinalugh: Khinalugh
    4. Lak: Lak
    5. Lezgic:
          a. Archi: Archi
          b. Nuclear Lezgic:
                     i. East Lezgic:
      Agul, Lezgian, Tabasaran
                    ii. South Lezgic:
      Buduk, Kryts
                   iii. West Lezgic:
      Rutul, Tsakhur
          c. Udi: Udi
    6. Nakh: Batsi, Chechen, Ingush
    7. Tsezic:
          a. East Tsezic: Hunzib, Bezhta
          b. West Tsezic: Dido, Hinukh, Khvarshi

    Note:  Languages and language groups preceded by a dagger (†) are extinct.


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