Language details

PITE SAAMI Links (2)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: LAPP, PITE
Number of speakers: 50 (1995)
Language Code: LPB
In language groups: URALIC » FINNO-UGRIC » FINNO-PERMIC » FINNO-CHEREMISIC » FINNO-MORDVINIC » FINNO-LAPPIC » SAAMIC » SOUTHERN SAAMIC
Spoken in: NORWAY [Details], SWEDEN [Details]
Description:

Pite Saami is spoken by less than 100 people. The majority of the speakers live along the Pite river in Norbotten county, Sweden. A small amount of speakers is also reported in Norway.

Pite Saami belongs to the Saamic group of the Finno-Ugric... [more ...]


Links
1   Internatinonal Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous People - Country Study: Norway
http://www.unesco.org/education/uie/pdf/Norway.pdf
2   Pite S├ími: Unesco Red Book on Endangerde Languages
http://www.helsinki.fi/~tasalmin/europe_report.html#Pite

Books
1   Greller, Wolfgang: Provision and Regulation of the Sami Languages
2   Lagercrantz, E.: Lappischer Wortschatz
3   Sammallahti, P.: The Saami Languages - An Introduction




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