Enets, Tundra

Facts

  • Language: Enets, Tundra
  • Alternate names: Yenisei Samoyedic, Madu, Somatu
  • Language code: enh
  • Language family: Uralic, Samoyed
  • Number of speakers: 30
  • Script: Cyrillic script

Introduction

Enets is a language spoken by the Enets people in northern Russia. It belongs to the Samoyedic languages which form the Uralic language family with the Finno-Ugric languages. There are two major dialects — Tundra Enets and Forest Enets — with low mutual intelligibility between the two. Tundra Enets has the larger group of speakers.

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