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
Southwest Asia, Central Asia, Caucasus, and western South Asia
Linguistic classificationIndo-European
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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