• Language: Tsakhur
  • Alternate names: Tsaxur, Caxur, цахурский язык, Saxur dili, წახური ენა, цӀаӀхна миз, cʼäxna miz, Sakhur, Tsakhury, Tsakhar,
  • Language code: tkr
  • Language family: North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Lezgic, Nuclear Lezgic, West Lezgic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: ~19,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script: Cyrillic script. Latin script, used in Azerbaijan.

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    The Tsakhur language belongs to the southeastern group of the Lezgi-Samur branch of Dagestan languages. (The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire)