Northern Khanty


  • Language: Northern Khanty
  • Alternate names: Northern Khant, Ostyak, северно-хантыйский язык, хӑнты ясӑң, khănty yasăŋ, Northern Khante, Ostyak, Ostiak, Ugrian Ostyak
  • Language code: 1of
  • Language family: Uralic; Khanty (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: ~10,000
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
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    Though often considered to be a single language, Khanty is actually a group of three mutually unintelligible conglomerations of dialects that may well be counted as separate languages. A particularly close areal and typological affinity exists between Northern Khanty and Northern Mansi.