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  • Some forms are from Doerfer. Further information on his transcription scheme are available in the transcription page.



Doerfer, Gerhard, and Wolfram Hesche. 1989. Südoghusische Materialen aus Afghanistan und Iran. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

Dolatkhah, Sohrab. 2016. Le Qashqay: langue turcique d’Iran. CreateSpace.

Dolatkhah, Sohrab. 2016. Parlons Qashqay: Iran. Paris: L’Harmattan.

Erenoğlu Detaizi, Dilek. 2016. "Kaşkay Türkçesi söz varlığında adları." Tehlikedeki Diller Dergisi 5.8.

Knüppel, Michael. 2009. "Qašqāʾi Tribal Confederacy ii. Language." Encyclopædia Iranica. Updated 15 July.

栗林裕. 2009. "カシュカイ語の基礎語彙 (Kashkay Basic Vocabulary)." In チュルク諸語における固有と外来に関する総合的調査研究 (Native and Loan in Turkic Languages, 203-220.

Approximate location of Qashqa’i speakers in Iran.
Approximate location of Qashqa’i speakers in Iran.
Native name:Torki, Turki
Alternate names:Kashkay, Qashqay
Spoken in:Iran, central and southwestern regions
Number of speakers:~1 million
Writing system:Perso-Arabic script used as an ad-hoc system
ISO 639-3 code:qxq