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Shamakhi: A Lost Dialect, a Lost Identity

Shamakhi: A Lost Dialect, a Lost Identity

Shamakhi is an Armenian dialect that is on the verge of extinction. While many Armenians from Shamakhi feel a sense of pride in their history and dialect, for the new generation who, along with the rest of the Shamakhetsis were forced to flee their village during the Karabakh War, the dialect is simply a matter of history.

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