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The Uralic Language Family

Facts, Myths and Statistics (Publications of the Philological Society)

by Angela Marcantonio

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL7610726M
ISBN 100631231706
ISBN 109780631231707

The Uralic Family: The history and language contact of family members. Theresa D. Bird Linguistics Professor Cynthia Hallen Ma (Sinor, Denis ed. The Uralic Languages: Description, History, and Influences. Leiden: E.J. Brill, ) Before doing this research, I had no idea what the Uralic Family was or what it consisted of.   The Uralic language family which includes Finnish, Estonian, and Hungarian is not related in any significant manner to other European languages. Hungarian, Finnish and Estonian seems like an odd mix- while Finland and Estonia are Baltic Sea neighbors, Hungary is a landlocked Eastern European country with Germanic (Austria), Romance (Romania.

  The Uralic Language Family by Angela Marcantonio, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).   The Uralic languages form a language family of around thirty languages spoken by about twenty million people. This book focuses on nineteen of the major Uralic languages from Estonian to Samoyedic and discusses their structure, history and : Taylor & Francis.

Synopsis The Uralic languages form a language family of around thirty languages spoken by about twenty million people. This book focuses on nineteen of the major Uralic languages from Estonian to Samoyedic and discusses their structure, history and development/5(4). The Uralic language family: facts, myths, and statistics. (Publications of the Philological Society, ) Oxford: Blackwell. Pp. xxiv + US$ (softcover). Reviewed by Edward J. Vajda, Western Washington University Though titled The Uralic language family, this book's main thesis is that no real evidence supports the.


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The Uralic Language Family by Angela Marcantonio Download PDF EPUB FB2

Uralic languages, family of more than 20 related languages, all descended from a Proto-Uralic language that existed 7, to 10, years ago. At its earliest stages, Uralic most probably included the ancestors of the Yukaghir language. The Uralic languages are spoken by more than 25 million people.

One complaint with the book is that it is somewhat dated by using some reconstructions from Redei's etymological dictionary of Uralic languages rather than what is in Sammallahti's book on historical phonology of Uralic languages, which reflects more up-to-date scholarship relating to reconstructions in Uralic proto-languages (e.g.

Proto-Finno /5(5). Aimed a general linguists as well as Uralic specialists, this book examines the history, phonology, morphology, lexicon and onomastics of the Uralic language.

Her detailed analysis contributes to the ongoing debate surrounding the suitability of the Comparative Methods and its alternatives to establish language relations, and will have far Cited by: All but three of the thirty-nine Uralic languages are endangered, most of them seriously so; of the family’s ten main branches, only two have members considered safe (Finnish and Estonian of the Fennic branch, plus Hungarian).

This chapter surveys a selection of phonological, morphological, and syntactic features of the Uralic languages; the emphasis is on presenting aspects that are. This book provides a unique, up-to-date survey of individual Uralic languages and sub-groupings from Finnish to Selkup.

Spoken by more than 25 million native speakers, the Uralic languages have important cultural and social significance in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as in immigrant communitites throughout Europe and North America/5(5).

The Uralic languages are a language were originally spoken in Eastern Europe and Asia but originated somewhere in eastern Siberia near the Lake Baikal. There are two modern main kinds: the Samoyedic languages and the Finno-Ugric languages.

Origin. The proto-Uralic languages and the early Uralic people originated somwhere in eastern Siberia or possibly Geographic distribution: Eastern and Northern. Uralic languages - Uralic languages - Languages of the family: The two major branches of Uralic are themselves composed of numerous subgroupings of member languages on the basis of closeness of linguistic relationship.

Finno-Ugric can first be divided into the most distantly related Ugric and Finnic (sometimes called Volga-Finnic) groups, which may have separated as long.

This book provides a unique, up-to-date survey of individual Uralic languages and sub-groupings from Finnish to Selkup. Spoken by more than 25 million native speakers, the Uralic languages have important cultural and social significance in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as in immigrant communitites throughout Europe and North America.

In this detailed survey of Finnish, Hungarian, Lapp and the other Uralic Languages, Angela Marcantonio shows there is in fact no scientific evidence to support the belief that they form a genetic family.

If this approach is accepted, this detailed analysis will have far-reaching consequences for other assumed language families.5/5(1). This book provides a unique, up-to-date survey of individual Uralic languages and sub-groupings from Finnish to by more than 25 million native speakers, the Uralic languages have important cultural and social significance in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as in immigrant communitites throughout Europe and North America.

The introductory chapter gives. The Ugric or Ugrian languages (/ ˈ juː ɡ r ɪ k / or / ˈ juː ɡ r i ə n /), are a proposed branch of the Uralic language name Ugric is derived from Ugrians, an archaic exonym for the Magyars (Hungarians) and Yugra, a region in north-west phic distribution: Hungary and.

This book provides a unique, up-to-date survey of individual Uralic languages and sub-groupings from Finnish to Selkup. Spoken by more than 25 million native speakers, the Uralic languages have important cultural and social significance in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as in immigrant communitites throughout Europe and North America.

The introductory chapter gives. The Uralic Language Family: Facts, Myths, and Statistics. In the series Publications of the Philological Society Oxford: Blackwell. xxiv + US$ (softcover). Reviewed by Edward J. Vajda, Western Washington University Though titled The Uralic Language Family, this book’s main thesis is that no real evidenceAuthor: Edward J.

Vajda. The Uralic language family stretches from Northern to Central Europe to Siberia. It consists of 39 languages spoken by some 25 million people. It is believed that they originated from a common ancestor, *Proto-Uralic, spoken by early-Uralic people who lived some 7, years ago in the area of the Ural Mountains, the Russian range that separates.

Uralic is a very ancient language family prevalent in a vast area of northeastern Europe and northern Asia. Its ancestor, Proto-Uralic, was spoken 7, to 10, years ago in the vicinity of the Ural Mountains from where the precursors of the Samoyeds disseminated into Siberia, and the Finno-Ugrians into northern Europe and Hungary.

The Uralic Language Family is made up of several languages spoken in and around the Arctic circle. The most well-known members of. In her book, The Uralic language family: facts, myths, and statistics, linguist Angela Marcantonio argues against the validity of several subgroups of the Uralic family, as well against the family itself, claiming that many of the languages are no more closely related to each other than they are to various other Eurasian languages (e.g.

Some linguists consider this language to belong to another, older language family. The Uralic Languages have many suffixes. Finnish, for example, behaves as if it had 15 noun cases, Hungarian has Country names in Finnish are difficult to recognise. Finland, for example, is Suomi.

Mordvin has complex verbs varying for subject and object over. Angela Marcantonio The Uralic Language Family: Facts, myths and statistics Page 3 The textbook interpretation – the “standard Uralic theory” 62 Uralic Languages a group of related languages spoken by the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples.

The Uralic languages are distributed over an area stretching from the Taimyr Peninsula and the northern part of Norway in the north to the middle course of the Ob’ River and the northern part of Yugoslavia in the south.

Toponymic data attest to a formerly more. This book provides a unique, up-to-date survey of individual Uralic languages and sub-groupings from Finnish to Selkup.

Spoken by more than 25 million native speakers, the Uralic languages have important cultural and social significance in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as in immigrant communitites throughout Europe and North by:   A language family tree - in pictures A language family tree - in pictures.

Finnish belongs to the Uralic language family and shares roots with some indigenous tongues in Scandinavia such as Sami. Languages not from the Indo-European family in Europe Estonian language compared to other Finno Ugric languages History of the Uralic Languages - Duration: Costas Melas.