Ili Salar


  • Language: Ili Salar
  • Alternate names: Salar sözin, Xinjiang Salar, Western Salar
  • Language code: dslri
  • Language family: Turkic, Common Turkic, Oghuz
  • Dialect of: Salar
  • Number of speakers: 4000
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    The Ili Salar moved west from Qinghai beginning in the 18th Century due to a religious dispute. Further migrations followed. The difference between the Qinghai/Amdo and Ili varieties is greater than that within Qinghai.

    The Ili Salar Verb