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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2005-016

The sociolinguistic situation of the Tsakhur in Azerbaijan

Authors  Clifton, John M.
Deckinga, Gabriela
Lucht, Laura
Tiessen, Calvin
Abstract 

This paper presents the results of sociolinguistic research conducted in June 1999 and August 2001 among the Tsakhur people living in northwestern Azerbaijan. The goals of the research were to investigate patterns of language use, bilingualism, and language attitudes with regard to the Tsakhur, Russian, and Azerbaijani languages in the Tsakhur community. Interviews, observations, and questionnaires were employed.

  The sociolinguistic situation of the Tsakhur in Azerbaijan
Published  2005
Language  Tsakhur [tkr]
Country  Azerbaijan
Subjects  Language surveys
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Sociolinguistics