• Language: Negidal
  • Alternate names: Neghidal, Nigidal, Ilkan Beye, El'kan Beye, Elkembei, негидальский язык, Неғида, Negidaly,
  • Language code: neg
  • Language family: Altaic, Tungusic, Northern, Negidal (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: ~150
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script:

More information:

    From 1950s–1980s the state sent children to boarding schools. Contacts and intermarriage with the Ulch, Nanai, and Nivkh in the Amur area. Traditional religion.

    Negidal is spoken in Russia, Caucasus;Europe;East Asia.