Chamalin language is the language of the Chamalins (Chamalal), one of the small Caucasian languages that belongs to the Andean subgroup of the Nakh-Dagestan language family . Closest to him are Godoberin , Tindin , Bagvali languages .
|Self name||Chamalaldub michӏchI|
|Regions||Tsumadinsky district of Dagestan|
|Total number of speakers||500 |
|Category||Languages of Eurasia|
North Caucasian superfamily (not recognized)
|Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger|
According to the 2010 All-Russian Population Census, 500 people spoke the Chamalin language.
Unwritten, used mainly in everyday life and informal situations. As a literary language, the Chamalins usually use the Avar and Russian languages , but literary works are also known in their native language  .
- Bokarev A. A. Essay on the grammar of the Chamalina language. M.-L., Publishing House of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR , 1949.
- Magomedova P.T. Chamalinsky-Russian Dictionary. Makhachkala: IYALI DSC RAS , 1999.
- Alieva Z. M. Word formation in the Chamalinsky language. Makhachkala: IYALI DSC RAS , 2003.