• Language: Veps
  • Alternate names: Vepsian, vepsä, вепсский язык, lüüd, vesj, chudj, Wepsisch, vepse, lüd, vepsy, Vepsä, Vepsisch, l΄üd'ikel΄, vepsskij jazyk, Chudy, Chuhari, Chukhari, vepsän kel’,
  • Language code: vep
  • Language family: Uralic, Finnic, Coastal Finnic, Neva, North Finnic, Ladogan, East Ladoga
  • Number of speakers: 3,613
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Veps belongs to the Baltic-Finnic group of the Finno-Ugric languages. According to the location of the people, it is divided into three main dialects: Northern or Äänis-Veps, Central-Veps and Southern Veps. (The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire)