Lurish leid

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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
Native speakers
8 tae 12 million[3][4]
  • Middlins Lurish (Feyli or Minjai)
  • Laki
  • Bakhtiari Lurish
  • Suddren Lurish
Leid codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
lrc – Northern Luri
bqi – Bakhtiari
luz – Soodren Lurish

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

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.