Language details

OSETIN Links (5)   Examples (5)   Materials (1)   Books (8)   
Alternative name: OSSETE
Number of speakers: 593.000 (1993)
Language Code: OSE
In language groups: INDO-EUROPEAN » IRANIAN » EASTERN IRANIAN » NORTHEAST IRANIAN
Spoken in: AZERBAIJAN [Details], GEORGIA [Details], GERMANY [Details], HUNGARY [Details], Severnaya Osetiya, Respublika [Alaniya]/RUSSIAN FEDERATION [Details], TAJIKISTAN [Details], TURKEY [Details], TURKMENISTAN [Details], UKRAINE [Details], UZBEKISTAN [Details]
Description:

Ossetin is spoken by less than 600.000 people. Most of the speakers live in South Ossetia (Georgia) and North Ossetia (Russia).

The language is a member of the Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. Together with Yaghnobi it... [more ...]


Links
1   A grammatical sketch of Ossetic
http://www.angelfire.com/on/ossetic/
2   English-Ossetian Dictionary
http://www8.brinkster.com/vk011/names/db.html
3   Links to all Ossetian Pages
http://www.angelfire.com/on/ossetia/my.html
4   Osetin Version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
http://www.unhchr.ch/udhr/lang/ose.htm
5   Ossetic Language and Script
http://www.iranianlanguages.com/newiranian/ossetic.htm

Examples
1  Declaration of Human Rights in Osetin
2  Excerpt from John's Gospel in Osetin
3  Numbers from 1 to 10
4  Ossetian speaker counts 1-10
5  The Lord's Prayer in Osetin

Materials
1  Osetin Geographical Distribution

Books
1   : "Jesus Friend of Children" in Ossete
2   Abaev, V: A grammatical sketch of Ossetic
3   Achwlediani, G.: Zur Geschichte des Ossetischen
4   Arapovich, Borislav; Mattelmäki, Vera (eds.): Children's Bible in the Ossete Language
5   Benveniste, E.: Etudes sur la langue ossète
6   Miller, V. F.: Fünf ossetische Erzählungen in digorischem Dialect, hrsg. von W. Miller und R. von Stackelberg, mit deutscher Übersetzung, Glossar und Anhang
7   Müller, F.: Die Grundzüge der Conjugation des ossetischen Verbums, sprachvergleichend dargestellt
8   Müller, F.: Über die Stellung des Ossetischen im érânischen Sprachkreise




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