Western Iranian languages

The Western Iranic languages are a branch of the Iranic languages, attested from the time of Old Persian (6th century BC) and Median.

Western Iranian
Geographic
distribution
Southwest Asia, Central Asia, Caucasus, and western South Asia
Linguistic classificationIndo-European
Subdivisions
Glottolognort3177  (Northwestern Iranian)
sout3157  (Southwestern Iranian)
Map of modern Iranian languages on the Persian plateau. The Western Iranian languages are shaded yellow/green.

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