Lurish leid

Lurish (Persie: لری‎) is a Soowastlin Iranie leid conteenam spoken bi the Lur fowk, an Iranie fowk hamespun tae Wastlin Asie.

Lurish
زۊن لوری
Luri in Nastaliq.png
"Lurish" written in the Perso-Arabic script wi the Nastaligh font
PronunciationIPA: [loriː]
Native taeIran; pickle clachans in eastlin Iraq[1][2]
RegionSouthern Zagros Mountains
EthnicityLurs
Native speakers
8 tae 12 million[3][4]
Dialects
  • Middlins Lurish (Feyli or Minjai)
  • Laki
  • Bakhtiari Lurish
  • Suddren Lurish
Leid codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
lrc – Northern Luri
bqi – Bakhtiari
luz – Soodren Lurish
Glottologluri1252[5]

The Lurish byleids are gane doun fra Mid Persie an are Middlins Lurish (Feyli), Laki, Bakhtiari,[3][6] an Suddren Lurish.[3][6] This leid is spoken mainlist bi the Bakhtiari an Suddren lurs. (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Mamasani, Sepidan, Bandar Ganaveh, Bandar Deylam)[7] in Iran.

  1. Northern Luri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Dougherty, Beth K.; Ghareeb, Edmund A. (2013). Historical Dictionar o Iraq. Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East (2nd ed.). Lanham: Scarecrow Press. p. 209. ISBN 978-0-8108-6845-8.
  3. a b c Anonby, Erik John (Julie 2003). "Update on Luri: How many languages?" (PDF). Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. Series 3. 13 (2): 171–197. doi:10.1017/S1356186303003067. S2CID 162293895. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 1 Mey 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2022.
  4. Anonby, Erik J. (20 December 2012). "LORI LANGUAGE ii. Sociolinguistic Status". Encyclopædia Iranica. ISSN 2330-4804. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2019. In 2003, the Lori-speaking population in Iran was estimated at 4.2 million speakers, or about 6 percent of the national figure (Anonby, 2003b, p. 173). Given the nationwide growth in population since then, the number of Lori speakers in 2012 is likely closer to 5 million.
  5. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Luric". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  6. a b G. R. Fazel, 'Lur', in Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey, ed. R. V. Weekes (Westport, 1984), pp. 446–447
  7. Limbert, John (Spring 1968). "The Origin and Appearance of the Kurds in Pre-Islamic Iran". Iranian Studies. 1 (2): 41–51. doi:10.1080/00210866808701350. JSTOR 4309997.