Khufi (Xuf ziv)

Khufi is a Pamir language spoken in the villages of Khuf and Pastkhuf in the Khufdara River gorge in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province of Tajikistan by about 800 people. It is closely related to Shughni, and traditionally thought of a a dialect of Shughni, though is distinct.

Khufi is not usually written, but there is a way of writing it using the Latin alphabet for Shughni.

Khufi alphabet

Latin alphabet for Khufi

Download a chart of the Khufi alphabet (PDF, in German)

Information about Khufi alphabet and pronunciation provided by Wolfram Siegel


Information about Khufi

Iranian languages

Avestan, Bactrian Baluchi, Bartangi, Dari, Gilaki, Hazaragi, Ishkashimi, Judeo-Persian, Juhuri, Khufi, Kumzari, Kurdish, Luri, Mazandarani, Munji, Ossetian, Ormuri, Oroshor, Persian, Parthian, Pashto, Rushani, Sanglechi, Sarikoli, Shabaki, Shughni, Tajik, Talysh, Tat, Wakhi, Wanetsi, Yaghnobi, Yazghulami, Yidgha, Zazaki

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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