Saami, Akkala


  • Language: Saami, Akkala
  • Alternate names: Ahkkil, Babino, Babinsk
  • Language code: sia
  • Language family: Uralic, Saami, Eastern Saami, Mainland Eastern Saami
  • Number of speakers: Extinct
  • Vulnerability: Endangered [Read more...]
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    Akkala Sámi is a Sámi language that was spoken in the Sámi villages of A´kkel, Ču´kksuâl and Sââ´rvesjäu´rr, in the inland parts of the Kola Peninsula in Russia.

    Formerly erroneously regarded as a dialect of Kildin Sámi, it has recently become recognized as an independent Sámi language that is most closely related to its western neighbor Skolt Sámi.

    The Saami, Akkala Verb

    Akkala Sámi verbs have three persons and two numbers, singular and plural. There are three moods: indicative, imperative and conditional; the potential mood has disappeared.