Dargwa love poem


Дяхlимцlайзиб хlела жура

Бегl гlяхlси далайла гьигь.

Гьалакии! Бетихъур кьалли! Билшану рахли

Гергъиси дигайлизиб мукlурвакlни.

Translated into Dargwa by Mariam

Original version
Poem the mirror

So poetic

Love poem "The mirror" translated in the Dargwa language (Dargin, Dargi, Dargva) of Dagestan (Caucasus). Is she a farmer or a breeder? I think she does both, on a small scale, just for her. Will she ever read my poem? She has been living recluse for so long, and it is her life, because no one has yet tell her the least "I love you"!

The Dargwa

Dargwa, a nakho daghestanian language, which I find very poetic, is spoken by 400,000 Dargins. There are several dialects of dargwa (Cudaxar, Kubachi, Muirin, Icari, Megeb, Tanti, Shiri, Sanzhi, Sirxin, Akusha, Kaitag, Chirag), a language that has been only transcribed since 1938. The Dargins (Dargwa, Darkkwa, Darga, Dargo, Dargan), are farmers and nomads living from breeding. Besides Dagestan, one speak also dargwa in Kyrgyzstan and in Ukraine, two places where speakers are found, for a total of 450,000.
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