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Synonyms for Mordvin

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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hyva Proto-Finnic *huva 'good' has cognates in Saami and Mordvin languages (cf.
2007: Negation of Stative Relation Clauses in the Mordvin Languages.
(64.) A long-term example of this is the fourteen petitions compiled from Arzamas's Troitse-Sergeevskii Monastery on behalf one of their Mordvin villages: Gramota, [1631-93], f.
According to Johannes Reimer, the Mordvin, the Chuvash, and the Cheremi are still considered to be primarily Orthodox in faith, though highly nominal (Operation Soviet Union: How to Pray for the 160 People Groups in the USSR [Fresno, Calif.: Logos, 1988, 1990]).
With the exception of Mordvin, Livonian, Northern Khanty and Forest Nenets, more or less all Uralic branches and subgroups are covered by a chapter, thus the word Uralic in the title of the book must be deemed fully appropriate.
According to him, three colors are traditional for the Mordvins in clothing: red, white and black.
Romaniello finds the most striking form of cooptation was the integration of Tatar elites into the pomest 'e-bounty service system; the most striking example of force was the mass relocation of the non-Muslim Mordvin population south of the new Simbirsk Line.
For example suga may be an Indo-Iranian loan, but cognates in Mordvin, Mari and Komi are dubious.
In Mordvin and some of the distantly related, prevalently Samoyedic and Ugric, languages, verbal agreement markers adjoining an adnominal phrase encode nonverbal, or stative, predication (Honti 1992 : 266-270; [phrase omitted] 1967 : 163; Wiedemann 1865 : 57).
daddy-mom > 'parents', Erzya Mordvin t'et'a-t=ava-t 'fatherPL-motherPL > parents' (lit.
Orenburg's leaders boast of their region's historic role not in terms of Russian imperialism but as "a gateway between Europe and Asia." Concretely, Orenburg's Eurasianism manifests itself in modest state financial support for some 34 ethnic "cultural associations," from Bashkir and Mordvin to German and Polish, but a Moscow-based researcher found few local media outlets or schools in Turkic languages (Grigorii Kosach, "Regional'noe 'grazhdanskoe polietnicheskoe soobshchestvo': Variant Orenburgskoi oblasti," in Real'nost' etnicheskikh mifov [Moscow: Gendal'f for the Carnegie Moscow Center, 2000], 53-76).
Mordvin literacy goes back some three hundred years.
This would not be the only such mix-up in Pallas; Alhoniemi (1979 : 217) has pointed to how Mordvin koda 'how' (represented as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) was mistakenly placed under Mari in Pallas's item 270 '????'.
--In Russian the rate of native terms is greater practically for all subjects than in the two Mordvin languages.
The system of Mordvin derivational suffixes is similar to those of the other Finno-Ugric languages: deverbal and denominal verb and noun suffixes are the traditional categories within it.