LORI LANGUAGE

the language of one of Iran’s major ethnic groups, spoken by five million people over the length of the Zagros range. This entry consist of two parts i. Lori dialects  ii. Sociolinguistic status of Lori

 

LORI LANGUAGE, the language of one of Iran’s major ethnic groups, spoken by five million people over the length of the Zagros range, forming a linguistic continuum between Kurdish and Persian. (See also BAḴTIĀRI TRIBE ii. Baḵtiāri dialectBOIR AḤMADI ii. The dialect; DEZFUL ii. Dezfuli and Šuštari; FĀRS viii. Dialects; GIŌNI.) This entry is divided into the following sections:

i. Lori dialects

ii. Sociolinguistic status of Lori

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Last Updated: December 20, 2012