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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia

Nenets: Bibliographical guide


About the Nenets language

Uralic family, Samoyed branch, Northern sub-group of the branch

Where the speakers live

Tundra Nenets

The traditional territory of the Tundra Nenets extends along a vast tundra zone from the Kanin Peninsula in the West to the Yenisei river delta and the Yenisei Bay in the East. The Northern boundary is formed by the Arctic Ocean. In the South the language boundary extends just beyond the tree line. This territory includes: Nenets autonomous area, part of the Mezen’ district of Arkhangelsk region, Murmansk region, Komi Republic (the Northern districts), Yamalo-Nenets autonomous area (Yamal, Nadym, and Taz districts, about half of the Ural district, Northern part of the Pur district); Taimyr (Dolgano-Nenets) autonomous area (Ust’-Yenisei district).

Forest Nenets

Yamalo-Nenets autonomous area: Pur district; Khanty-Mansi autonomous area: Nizhnevartovsk district and Beloyarsk district

TEACHING MATERIALS

[Tundra Nenets]
[Forest Nenets]

BASIC DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES

[Tundra Nenets]
Bibliographies
Grammars
Dictionaries
Texts
[Forest Nenets]
Bibliographies
Grammars
Dictionaries

BASIC SOCIOLINGUISTIC STUDIES

[Tundra Nenets]
[Forest Nenets]

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