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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

PDF version for the language Yukagir
PDF Version

Yukagir

Source: L'Auravetl'an Foundation, NY




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
1,100

Usage By Country
Home Speakers: Russian Federation

Background
Yukagir may be related to the Altaic or Uralic family. It has very few speakers out of an ethnic group of slightly over 1,000 people. There is a Northern (more widespread) and a Southern variety. Even and Russian are the literary languages. Most can speak Russian, Even and Yakut as second languages.

Received 6/10/1998
Posted 11/16/1998
Checked 11/16/1998