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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Alutor: Bibliographical guide


About the Alutor language

Alutor belongs to the Chukchi-Koryak group of the Chukchi-Kamchatkan languages.

Where the speakers live

Formerly Alutors inhabited the whole northern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, both on its Eastern and Western coasts (the village of Rekkiniki), as well as neighboring territories of Chukotka Peninsula. Nowadays, Alutors live in the Olutor, Karaga and Tigil districts of the Kamchatka region. Most of Alutor speakers live in the village of Vyvenka of the Olutor district.

TEACHING MATERIALS

There are no teaching materials in Alutor.

BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

Texts

Comment(s): Beside grammar descriptions, the works mentioned above also contain some samples of Alutor texts.

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES

No sociolinguistic studies available for Alutor.


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