Karelian

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a member of the Finnish people living in Karelia in northwestern European Russia

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a Finnic language spoken by the people of Karelia

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It should be noted that Northern and Eastern Veps subdialects have been strongly influenced by the Karelian language.
In Petrozavodsk we currently have several hundred children studying Karelian language, dance and instruments such as the kantele,' adds Larisa Kravtseva.
In the Karelian language, in the old Finnish literary language and in Finnish southwest and southeast dialects the appellative orko represents a low slowly foresting slope that might have a wet bottom.
Paula Palmeos, who taught Finnish and Hungarian for many years, became an outstanding scholar in the Karelian language.
In the Karelian language we meet such compound words as jalgu-, kazi-, sormi|pelvaz 'leg, arm and finger tendon' (KKS IV 196).