Avar

Facts

  • Language: Avar
  • Alternate names: Avaro, Dagestani
  • Language code: ava
  • Language family: North Caucasian, East Caucasian, Avar-Andic, Avar
  • Number of speakers: 600,959 (Language use
  • Script: Cyrillic script

Introduction

The modern Avar language (self-designation магӀарул мацӀ [maʕarul maʦʼ] "language of the mountains" or Авар мацӀ [awar maʦʼ] "Avar language") belongs to the Avar-Andic subgroup of the North Caucasian language family.

Verb

Avar verbs do not conjugate according to person, so one form is used for all persons in a given simple tense.

Sample verb: цIализе

InfinitiveцIализе
Present (aorist)цIалула
FutureцIалила
PastцIалана

Other Avar verbs: