Selkup


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one of the people of mixed Ostyak and Samoyed origin in Siberia

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the Uralic language spoken by the Ostyak-Samoyed

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Taz Selkup (15) qo-na-k <find-AOR-1SG> qoo-sa-k <find-PST-1SG>
Samoyedic languages have a clear distance from Finno-Ugric languages but somewhat surprising is that the South Samoyed language Selkup has most cognates with Estonian.
Furthermore, Siberian Tatar may be an influence on the Ob-Ugric languages and Selkup.
Mordvin kal 'fish'; Mari kol 'fish'; Mansi kol/%ul/kul 'fish'; Khanty kul/xut'/xul 'fish'; Hungarian hal 'fish'; Nenets Xal'e/kare 'fish'; Enets kade/kare/kare 'fish'; Nganasan kole/kuale/kualle 'fish'; Selkup kel/qel/ qeli/kuel/qeli 'fish'; Kamas kola 'fish'; Mator kele 'fish'.
This is evident in the Selkup reflexes, for instance; Bykonya 's Selkup dialect dictionary gives the forms ObSh, ObCh, Ty puz, ObS, Vas puze, Tur, Elputi, Ket puca ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2005 : 197), with the diverse meanings 'inside, interior; soul; stomach; navel; seed; core; pipe (instrument); barrel (of a gun)'.
The Selkup word apparently reflects PSam *kae; the phonological development of the word in Samoyed is discussed in Aikio 2012 : 245.
In Selkup "the position of stress demonstrates a dualistic phonetic-morphological dependence" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1980:137).
i-) (also in all Sg2 forms and in all conjunctive forms) According to different sources: General use Use in imperative SELKUP as((s)a) etc.
Nominative is particularly characteristic of the Forest Nenets direct object and of the Selkup Taz dialect direct object ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
Kortvely notes that in Selkup the two existing conjugations are connected, first of all, in accordance with the intransitivity or transitivity of the verb or the linguistic situation, e.
By contrast, all Samoyedic languages clearly have a category of unmarked object next to an indicative finite verb, and in three of these: (Tundra) Nenets, (6) Enets and Selkup this form expresses the definiteness or the focus function of the object.
Honti's reconstruction is found in northward dialects of Southern Samoyedic Selkup (s.
Kortvely writes, "Accordingly to Kunnap (1973 : 195-196), it can be traced back to *-tVmVn [ ] I have to add that Kunnap holds this position despite the fact that there is no linguistic element in either Nganasan or Selkup that would point to present or past existence of the entire complex inflection.
Helimski, The Language of the First Selkup Books, Szeged 1983 (Studia Uralo-Altaica 22)).
Hungarian iro-k 'I write', kesi-k 's/he is late', Selkup kaudsa-k 'I am short' : kaudse-k 's/he is short'.