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The Uralic Langaugesby Daniel Abondolo
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"The Uralic Languages "form a language family of about 30 languages spoken by approximately 20 million people. The name of the language family refers to the location of the family's suggested Urheimat (homeland), which is often placed close to the Ural mountains. Countries that are home to a significant number of speakers of Uralic languages include: Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Romania, Russia, the Serbian province of Vojvodina, and Sweden. The healthiest Uralic languages, in terms of the number of native speakers and national identity, are Estonian, Finnish, and Hungarian.
Abondolo takes 18 of the major languages, and focuses on structure, history and development.
The Uralic languages form a language family of around thirty languages spoken by about twenty million people. This book focuses on nineteen of the major Uralic languages from Estonian to Samoyedic and discusses their structure, history and development.
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