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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.
(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.
1980, Initial Syncope in Mordvinian.--SFU, XVI, 19-27.
Redei (1965), the Mordvinian form may be derived directly from U *[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.]/[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.
Even so the Samer languages show some similarity with Finnish and with the languages of the Finns of the Volga (Mordvinians and Udmurts).