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

Links

Information about Khufi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khufi_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khufi
http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Languages/khufi.htm

Iranian languages

Avestan, 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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