Yagnobi is a language spoken by abour two and a half thousand people in Tadjikistan. There are two dialects, Eastern Yagnobi and Western Yagnobi. Yagnobi has its roots in the Sogdian language. The Republic of Tajikistan (Тоҷикистон), formerly known as the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, is a country in Central Asia. ... The Sogdian language is a Middle Iranian language spoken in Sogdiana (Zarafshan River Valley) in the modern day republics of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan (cheif cities: Samarkand, Panjikent, Ferghana). ...
Yagnobi has 8 vowels and 27 consonants. In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken language that is characterized by an open configuration of the vocal tract, in contrast to consonants, which are characterized by a constriction or closure at one or more points along the vocal tract. ... A consonant is a sound in spoken language that is characterized by a closure or stricture sufficient to cause audible turbulence, at one or more points along the vocal tract. ...
Morphologically, Yagnobi feature both inflected and analitic forms.
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