Lishán Didán

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Galihalu, Lakhlokhi, Lishanán, Lishanid Nash Didán, Persian Azerbaijan Jewish Aramaic
  • Dialects: Anatolia, Mahabad, Naghada, Northern Cluster Lishán Didán, Salmas, Southern Cluster Lishán Didán, Urmi, Ushno
  • Scriptures published:
    • Old Testament
    • Portions (1986 — 1988)
  • Literacy: Hebrew [heb] is L2. Some multilingual; many have married nonspeakers
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Israel
  • Region: Jerusalem and HaMerkaz districts, Jerusalem city, Tel-Aviv areas
  • Also used in: Azerbaijan, Georgia,
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Number of users: 6,450
  • Vitality: Shifting

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)