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NORTHERN SAAMI Links (10)   Examples (2)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: NORTHERN LAPPISH, NORWEGIAN LAPP, SAAMI, SAME, SAMIC, LAPP
Number of speakers: 21.000-25.000
Language Code: LPR
In language groups: URALIC » FINNO-UGRIC » FINNO-PERMIC » FINNO-CHEREMISIC » FINNO-MORDVINIC » FINNO-LAPPIC » SAAMIC » NORTHERN SAAMIC
Spoken in: Lapin lääni/FINLAND [Details], NORWAY [Details], SWEDEN [Details]
Description:

Northern Saami is spoken by more than 20.000 people. The vast majority of the speakers live in the Norwegian counties Finnmark, Nordland and Troms.

Northern Saami belongs to the Saamic group of the Finno-Ugric subdivision of the Uralic languages.... [more ...]


Links
1   Homepage for Gába and Sami Woman Forum
http://www.same.net/~sami.nissonforum/
2   Internatinonal Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous People - Country Study: Norway
http://www.unesco.org/education/uie/pdf/Norway.pdf
3   Land Rights, Linguistic Rights, And Cultural Autonomy For The Finnish Sami People
http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/SEEJ/sami1.html
4   Land Rights, Linguistic Rights, and Cultural Autonomy for the Finnish Sami People
http://borealis.lib.uconn.edu/ArcticCircle/SEEJ/sami1.html
5   North Sámi Alphabet and a few Phrases
http://www.samediggi.fi/oktavuohta/en/ok82.htm
6   Northern Sámi: Unesco Red Book on Endangered Languages
http://www.helsinki.fi/~tasalmin/europe_report.html#NSami
7   Saami University College
http://www.samiskhs.no/
8   Saami, Northern - Language Overview
http://www.rosettaproject.org/live/search/detailedlanguagerecord?ethnocode=LPR
9   Sámi Radio in Finland
http://www.yle.fi/samiradio/
10   Web-Oktavouhta: Digital Magazin on Sámi Culture
http://www.samediggi.fi/oktavuohta/en/index.htm

Examples
1  Christian Prayer Translated To Northern Saami
2  National Song Of The Sámi - In Northern Sámi

Books
1   Bye, Patrik: Virtual phonology : rule sandwiching and multiple opacity in North Saami
2   Greller, Wolfgang: Provision and Regulation of the Sami Languages
3   Sammallahti, P.: The Saami Languages - An Introduction




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