Cheremis


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a member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia

the Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis

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5) Compare Sebeok (1964:356, 363) on the tight texture of charms among the Cheremis of eastern Russia.
In Cheremis there exists only a limited version of frontback harmony, restricted to the domain of the labials.
Conquest in the broader sense of the pacification of the outlying population, the Cheremis of Vetluga and Rutka basins (the Lugovaia storona, to the west) and the Tatar princes and mirzas (on the Arskaia storona, to the east) took until 1557, however (30, 37-38).
The dictionary contains Russian, Tatar, Cheremis, Chuvash, Votyak, Komi-Permyak, Komi-Zyrian and Mordvin entries.
The headwords are in Latin and several of the Uralic languages occur in it: Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Mordvin, Cheremis, Komi-Zyrian and Komi-Permyak, Votyak, Vogul, Ostyak, Yurak (more than one dialect of the latter three), Selkup and Kamassian (then still extant).
1969, The Syntactical Distribution of the Cheremis Genitive II, Helsinki (MSFOu 146).
In Cheremis and in the Finnic languages unmarked objects next to indicative finite verbs are unattested, but in Lapp, the language most closely related to Finnic, they are found in the plural, as 11 shows:
In Hungarian this is found in archaic and dialectal varieties, in Cheremis the vicinity of an infinitive is actually the context in which unmarked object occurs most frequently, and it also generally typifies the Finnic languages (again with the exception of Livonian, which only has unmarked object in the "passive voice").
This occurs especially in the 3pssg mainly in Cheremis [Mari] [--] Vogul [Mansi], Ostyak [Hanti] and Samoyedic, infrequently also in Mordvin.
ata) and 'thousand' (FU *sasra), also--'ten' in Permian (*das < Aryan) and--what is especially important here--by FU *luka 'count, counted' with derivatives meaning 'ten' in Lappish, Cheremis and Vogul (Honti 1993 : 120).
Marcantonio does reject this explanation, it is, like in the case of Turkic elements in Hungarian, like the comparison between Vogul and Yakut possessive markers, incumbent upon her to provide a credible framework in which the Cheremis plural endings or the Turkic loans in Hungarian can be interpreted as genetically inherited.
More precisely, in Budenz 1878/1879 : 196 the Ugric languages were divided into two major groups: a) North-Ugric, which includes: Lapp, Permian (Zyrian and Votyak), Ob-Ugric (Vogul and Ostyak) and Hungarian; b) South-Ugric, which includes Balto-Finnic, Mordvin and Cheremis.