A Caspian Term for “Mud, Clay, Slime”

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Garnik Asatrian Yerevan State University

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The paper examines a common term for “mud, clay, sludge, slime, mire, etc.” in the Iranian dialects spoken in the south and south-western shores of the Caspian Sea and north-western parts of Iran, widely attested also in the local toponymy.

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