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Caucasian Sub Families



The languages of the Caucasus are a large and extremely varied array of languages spoken by more than ten million people in the Caucasus region of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Linguistic studies allow those languages to be classified into several language families, with little or no discernible affinity to each other.

South Caucasian
Georgian Georgian, Gruzinic
Zan Megrelian, Laz, Svan
Northwest Caucasian
Circassian Adyghe, Kabardian
Abkhaz-Abaza Abkhaz, Abaza, Ubykh
Northeast Caucasian
Nakh Batsbi (Bats), Chechen, Ingush
Avar-Andi Avar
Andi (Qwannab)
Botlikh (Botlix)
Ghodoberi
Karata (Kirdi)
Akhvakh (Axvax)
Bagvalal (Kvanada)
Tindi (Tindal)
Chamalal.
Tsez (Dido) Hinukh (Hinux, Ginukh)
Bezhta (Kapuch)
Tsez (Dido)
Khvarshi (Khvarsh, Xvarsh)
Hunzib (Gunzib)
Lak isolate Lak
Dargi (Dargin) Dargwa (Dargva)
Kajtag
Kubachi
Itsari
Chirag
Khinalug Khinalugh (Xinalug)
Lezgian Archi
Aghul (Agul)
Lezgi
Tabasaran
Rutul
Kryts (Kryz)
Budukh (Budux)
Tsakhur (Tsaxur).