Sarikoli

Facts

  • Language: Sarikoli
  • Alternate names: Salikur, Sarykoly, Tadzik, Tajik, Tajiki, Sariqoli, Selekur, Sarikul, Sariqul, Sariköli
  • Language code: srh
  • Language family: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Eastern, Southeastern, Pamir, Shugni-Yazgulami
  • Number of speakers: 16,000 (Language use
  • Script:

Introduction

The Sarikoli language is spoken by Pamiris in China. It is officially referred to in China as the "Tajik language" although it is different from the Persian dialect which is official in Tajikistan.

Speakers of Sarikoli also use Uyghur, Chinese, Kirghiz?, or some variety of Farsi? for communication.

The verb

Sample verbs

EnglishSarikoli
to saylevd
to dotʃeiɡ
to seewand
to disappearbeid