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ERIC Number: ED014714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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YURAK CHRESTOMATHY. URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, VOLUME 50.
DECSY, GYULA
THE YURAK LANGUAGE, THE MOST IMPORTANT OF THE SAMOYED LANGUAGE GROUP, IS SPOKEN BY ABOUT 25,000 YURAKS IN AN AREA WHICH EXTENDS FROM ARKHANGEL TO THE YENISEY RIVER IN NORTHWESTERN SIBERIA. THIS CHRESTOMATHY PRESENTS A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE LANGUAGE AND ITS MAIN DIALECTS. PART ONE, DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR, IS PREFACED BY AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNDRA AND FOREST DIALECTS, AND STANDARD YURAK. THE GRAMMAR SECTION PROPER CONTAINS A COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT OF THE PHONOLOGY, MORPHOLOGY, AND SYNTAX. PART TWO, TEXTS, CONTAINS SHORT PROSE PASSAGES, A SAMOYED FOLK SONG RECORDED BY CASTREN, AND A SHAMAN'S RELIGIOUS CHANT. PART THREE COMPRISES A YURAK-ENGLISH GLOSSARY. THE YURAK APPEARING IN THE GLOSSARY AND IN THE READINGS IS IN ROMANIZED FORM, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE POETIC READING PASSAGES, WHICH APPEAR IN BOTH ROMANIZED FORM AND CYRILLIC SCRIPT. THIS TEXT MAY BE OBTAINED FOR $3.00 FROM THE EDITOR, URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, PATTON HOUSE, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA 47401. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Identifiers: NENETS; Siberia (West)