Finnic


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Synonyms for Finnic

one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages

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In Sami mythology the skinning of a bear or a reindeer might also reveal its human shape (Itkonen 1948b, 364), and in Finnic tradition humans and bears were said to have changed their skins during the act of skinning (Tarkka 2005, 264).
This study compares and contrasts the use of case in five Finnic languages (Estonian, Finnish, Karelian, Livonian, Veps, and Votic), particularly the alternations using the partitive case and the different forms of the accusative case, using parallel New Testament texts in these languages, along with some additional material from oral collections where biblical material is limited.
In his methods of style and versification Liiv relies mostly on what are essentially the living oral traces of the language of Baltic Finnic folk poetry, dating back to the twilight of a distant illiterate past, with the age of perhaps millennia.
Latin, Greek, and Celtic, with all the European except Basque, Turkish, Hungarian, and Finnic.
In chapter 1, which puts Estonian pronunciation in the context of Baltic and Finnic languages, there is a curious typological conclusion that "Estonian is a typical Circum-Baltic language by its pronunciation and is getting even closer to its Indo-European neighbors" (p.
archaeology, the same groups have frequently been called with a general name Baltic Finnish, which clearly refers to the fact that a great part of people indicated by the term Finnic actually lived or still live in the region that in the present time is normally called Baltic.
Exploring partitive case markers across languages, linguists consider various aspects of partitive cases in the Finnic languages and Basque, of the partitive genitive in some Indo-European languages, the development of the so-called partitive article in Romance languages, and a variety of morphemes usually referred to as partitive in Oceanic languages.
Accordingly the derivations from the Finnic or FinnoPermic period are not considered separate stems.
of Groningen, 2005), Blockland fills this gap with historical context on a language that is part of the southern branch of the Finnic and its loanwords from Estonian-Russian contacts.
The term applies both to Finns proper and to Finnic groups that historically lived in the broader region beyond Petersburg: the Izhorians, Karelians, Veps, and Votes.
e) 'pottery' in Sinitic; 'clay' in Finnic [~ Finno-Ugric]; (2) 8015 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (geng/canh/ET:kundA-/FI:kynta-) 'to plough' in Sinitic and Finnic [~ Cheremis kuncas 'to dig']; (3) 8CE3 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (mai/mai/ET:muu-/FI:myy-) 'to sell' in Sinitic and Finnic [~ Uralic].
During the Soviet era, she explains, Russian migrants remained almost completely monolingual, but since 1991 they have become more aware of and knowledgeable about the native Estonian, which not only is not Slavic, as is Russian, but in not even Indo-European, belonging instead to the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family.
Thus the Finnic peoples of western Siberia and the Volga region, whose cultural level was relatively low in relation to surrounding Russian populations, were most prone to assimilation.
Generative Approaches to Finnic and Saami Linguistics.