This Dargi-Russian-English dictionary is based primarily on the vocabulary used in the translation of Biblical texts. These terms are supplemented with concepts from several other domains: food, clothing, kinship terms, human anatomy and physiology, and others.

The Dargwa language group has an ethnic population of about 589,000. Most of them are located in the Dagestan Republic. This "land of the mountains" is bordering on the western side of the Caspian sea.