عنوان مقاله [English]
Peykāni is a variety of Central Iranian dialects spoken in the village of Peykān (locally Peykom) in Jarquya district of Isfahan province in central Iran. It shares features with other Central dialects in Southern branch such as Gazi, Sedehi and Isfahani Jewish. This paper for the first time describes synchronic and historical phonology and grammar of Peykāni based on a corpus collected by the authors in Peykān village during winter 2019. The study of phonology of the dialect as presented in the current paper shows that Peykāni basically has Northwestern features and in later changes it shares some features with other Central dialects, but also shows features that is specific to Peykani. In morpho-syntax features, Peykāni basically coincides with Southern branch of Central dialects as it has not grammatical gender, passive stem or future tense that separates it from the rest Northeastern Central dialects in Kashan region. By having some new grammatical features such as a new form for defenitness or imperfect suffix, Peykāni has specific features not seen in other Central dialects.