Gilaki language

Spoken in

  • Indo-European languages Indo-Iranian languages Iranian languages Westiranisch Northwest Iranian Gilaki



Giləki ( گیلکی in Persian and Gilaki in German ) is a northwestern Iranian language and is spoken in the Iranian province of Gilan.

Gilaki divided into two dialects: Rashti and Berggilaki ( Gilaschi; spoken in Gilangebirge ). Gilaki is related to Mazandarani and divide the two languages ​​some words. Although Gilaki is one of the north-western Iranian languages ​​, it seems to be akin to the Persian dialects of eastern Iran and Central Asia. A Darisprecher is able, almost without problems understand a Gilakisprecher and to converse with him.