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Azerbaijani or Azeri [3] or Torki[4][5] (Azərbaycanca, Azərbaycan dili) is a leid belongin tae the Turkic leid family, spaken in soothwastren Asie, primarily in Azerbaijan an northwastren Iran. Azerbaijani is a member o the Oghuz branch o the Turkic leids an is closely relatit tae Turkish, Qashqai an Turkmen. It haes aboot 30 million speakers athort the warld.

Azerbaijani
Azeri
Azərbaycan dili, آذربایجان دیلی‎, Азәрбајҹан дили[note 1]
Pronunciation [ɑːzæɾbɑjˈdʒɑn diˈli]
Native tae
Region Azerbaijan (historic Azerbaijan) an Caucasus
Ethnicity Azerbaijanis
Native speakers
23 million (2018)e21
Turkic
Staundart forms
Shirvan
Tabrizi
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in

 Azerbaijan
 Roushie

Regulatit bi
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 az
ISO 639-2 aze
ISO 639-3 azeinclusive code
Individual codes:
azj – Caucasian Azerbaijani
azb – Iranian Azerbaijani
slq – Salchuq
qxq – Qashqai
Glottolog azer1255  Caucasian Azeri–Salchuq[1]
sout2696  Iranian Azeri–Qashqa'i[2]
Linguasphere pairt o 44-AAB-a
Idioma azerí.png
Location o Azerbaijani speakers in Transcaucasie
  regions whaur Azerbaijani is the leid o the majority
  regions whaur Azerbaijani is the leid o a signeeficant minority
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NotesEedit

  1. Umwhile Cyrillic spellin uised in the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Central Oghuz". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Sooth Oghuz". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. http://www.iranica.com/articles/azerbaijan-viii
  4. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=azb
  5. http://countrystudies.us/iran/42.htm