Cheremis


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cheremis

a member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia

the Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis

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Among the two hundred languages, there are several of the Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic languages as well: Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, Karelian (with dialects), Zyrian, Votyak, Cheremis, Vogul and Ostyak (with dialects), and Mordvin of course.
Johann Rehbinder, the governor of Niznij Novgorod appointed in 1783, also sent a manuscript glossary (3) that provided the Tatar, Cheremis and Erzya equivalents of 287 Russian lexemes.
500 words, containing Chuvash, Cheremis and Mordvin data, and Russian headwords.
One of them is the work of a certain Mendier Bekdorin [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and it contains 357 Russian headwords paired with Cheremis, Chuvash and Erzya translations.
This phenomenon in a specific form is latent in Hungarian and overt in Cheremis.
In Cheremis, by contrast, the unmarkedness of objects governed by participles displays the same regularity as that of objects governed by infinitives:
What this means is that of the languages discussed here the unmarkedness of the object in compounds is specific only in Hungarian, Cheremis and the Finnic languages.
The conclusion to be drawn is not only that the use of unmarked object in Cheremis is not governed by categorical rules, but also that the behaviour of objects governed by participles and other deverbal nominal elements is essentially the same.
According to UEW 208 and 851, the Hungarian words are not at all connected to the Finnish and Cheremis equivalents, which are, in fact, not listed.