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ERIC Number: ED016207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 1
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AN EASTERN CHEREMIS MANUAL--PHONOLOGY, GRAMMAR, TEXTS, AND GLOSSARY. STUDIES IN CHEREMIS, VOLUME 9. URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, VOLUME 5.
INGEMANN, FRANCES J.; SEBEOK, THOMAS A.
THE PRESENT VOLUME IS A CHRESTOMATHY OF CHEREMIS (MARI), A VOLGA-FINNIC LANGUAGE OF THE URALIC LANGUAGE FAMILY, SPOKEN IN THE EAST CENTRAL EUROPEAN REGIONS OF THE SOVIET UNION. THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS MANUAL MENTIONS PREVIOUS WORKS IN THE MAJOR CHEREMIS DIALECT AREAS AND PROVIDES A SELECTED REFERENCE LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN THE FIELD. MAIN CHAPTERS PRESENT THE PHONOLOGY, MORPHOPHONEMIC ALTERNATIONS, AND GRAMMAR OF CHEREMIS, FOLLOWED BY A SECTION OF TEXTS RECORDED BY A NATIVE SPEAKER. THE FIRST NINE TEXTS WERE ELICITED BY USING LINE DRAWINGS WHICH THE INFORMANT DESCRIBED. FOLLOWING TEXTS ARE OMENS, RIDDLES, TALES, CEREMONIES, GAMES, AND OTHER TOPICS OF CULTURAL INTEREST. THE CHEREMIS THROUGHOUT APPEARS IN TRANSCRIPTION. TAPE RECORDINGS OF MANY OF THESE TEXTS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE ARCHIVES OF THE LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD, AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY. THIS MANUAL IS AN INDIANA UNIVERSITY PUBLICATION AND MAY BE ORDERED FOR $4.00 FROM THE EDITOR, URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, RAYL HOUSE, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA 47401. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington.; American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY.
Identifiers: MARI; USSR (Bashkiria); USSR (Mari Republic); VOLGA FINNIC LANGUAGES