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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2005-008

The sociolinguistic situation of the Inghiloi of Azerbaijan

Authors  Clifton, John M.
Deckinga, Gabriela
Mak, Janfer
Tiessen, Calvin
Abstract 

This paper presents the results of sociolinguistic research conducted among the Inghiloi people living in northwestern Azerbaijan. Inghiloi is a dialect of Georgian spoken in Azerbaijan. The goals of the research were to investigate patterns of proficiency and language use in the Inghiloi language in the Inghiloi community. Special attention was paid to developing a typology of individuals and families based on patterns of proficiency and language use. Interviews and questionnaires were employed.

  The sociolinguistic situation of the Inghiloi of Azerbaijan
Published  2005
Language  Georgian [kat]
Country  Azerbaijan
Subjects  Language surveys
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Sociolinguistics