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Khalaj, Turkic

A language of Iran

ISO 639-3klj

Population  42,100 (2000 WCD).
Region  Central Province, northeast of Arak.
Alternate names   Khalaj
Dialects  Not a dialect of Azerbaijani [azb], as previously supposed. An independent language distinct from other extant Turkish languages (Doerfer et al 1971).
Classification  Altaic, Turkic, Southern, Azerbaijani
Language use  All ages. Most also use Farsi [pes].
Comments  Different from Indo-Iranian Khalaj [kjf]. Muslim.
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