Mordvinian


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Synonyms for Mordvinian

a member of the agricultural people living in the central Volga provinces of European Russia

the Finnic language spoken by the Mordvinians

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We can call the latest translation the most Mordvinian one.
Many kinship names were recorded for the lady-bird: 'grandmother' in, for example, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian (Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian), Mordvinian, Udmurtian, Finnish and Komi-Zyrian, 'mother' in, for example, Rumanian, Belorussian, Tatar, Bashkirian and Livian, 'aunt' in German and Italian, 'bride and spouse' in, for example, Turkish, Albanian, Macedonian, Italian, 'sister-in-law' in Bulgarian.
1) Nowadays the forms with this suffix still function as present participles in the Karelian, Veps, Mordvinian, and Saami languages.
4) According to Martin Haspelmath (2001 : 62), Estonian, Finnish, Livonian, Sami, Mari, and Mordvinian are languages with predominant dative/patient-like (not agent-like) experiencers.
Redei (1965), the Mordvinian form may be derived directly from U *[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
The Russians and the Mordvinians are slightly on the 'European' side while the Chuvash are slightly on the 'Asiatic' side.