Re: CHAT: (no subject)
|From:||Danny Wier <dawiertx@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 4, 2004, 1:37|
From: "Henrik Theiling" <theiling@...>
> Azerbaijani is essentially the same as Turkish.
It's essentially Turkish spoken by Shi'as who never have had anything to do
with Ataturk. Southern Azeri happens to be my father-in-law's native tongue
(he's from near Lake Urmia; he's actually a mix of Arab, Turkish, Armenian
> Please do not hit me if you know better. :-) I just know that a woman
> that I know from northern Iran, who (apart from Farsi) speaks
> Azerbaijani, can talk to Turkish people without any audible (to my
> ear) difference.
She may be from around Tabriz in NW Iran... anyway, you can get by speaking
most any Oghuz language -- not sure about Turkmen though.