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Northeast Caucasian languages

The Northeast Caucasian languages or East Caucasian languages are a family of languages spoken mostly in Dagestan, Northern Azerbaijan and Georgia. This family is known for the complex phonology (up to 60 consonants or up to 30 vowels in some languages), stop consonants, noun classes, ergative sentence structure, and large number of noun cases, including several locative cases.

None of the Andi or Dido languages are written; Avar is used as the literary language. Both Lak and Dargwa are written languages Among the Lezgian languages, only Lezgi and Tabassaran are written.