Classification and dialects Edit

Ḷācöŋjik [ɭaːʧʊŋʤɪk], Romanised as Lhaatchungdjik, is one of the two languages from the Vārēðin language family. Most of the 24,000 speakers are ethnic Jibavoɹaks, from the country of Jibavoloxēa. The language is primarily spoken in the valleys of Þaɱāŋžou, Daṭhārña, Cit͡suu, Gaʃuubin and Poʍāɸik. The language has two dialects - the Þaɱāŋžou-Daʈhārña or 'traditional' dialect of the mountains and the Kihan or 'vernacular' dialect of the lower valleys.