Chuvash leid

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Чӑвашла, Çăvaşla
Pronunciation [tɕəʋaʂˈla]
Spoken natively in Roushie
Region Chuvashia an adjacent auries
Ethnicity Chuvash
Native speakers 1.08 million  (2010 census)[1]
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Cyrillic
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in  Chuvashia
(federal subject o Roushie)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 cv
ISO 639-2 chv
ISO 639-3 chv
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Chuvash (Чӑвашла, Čăvašla; IPA: [tɕəʋaʂˈla])[2] is a Turkic leid spoken in central Roushie, primarily in the Chuvash Republic an adjacent auries. It is the anly survivin member o the Oghur branch o Turkic leids.

The writin seestem for the Chuvash leid is based on the Cyrillic script, employin aw o the letters uised in the Roushie alphabet, an addin fower letters o its ain: Ӑ, Ӗ, Ҫ an Ӳ.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Chuvash at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. also known as Chăvash, Chuwash, Chovash, Chavash, Çuvaş or Çuaş