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SOUTHERN SAAMI Links (2)   Books (5)   
Alternative names: LAPP, SOUTHERN LAPP, NORWEGIAN LAPP, SAAMI, SAME, SAMIC
Number of speakers: 600 (1995)
Language Code: LPC
In language groups: URALIC » FINNO-UGRIC » FINNO-PERMIC » FINNO-CHEREMISIC » FINNO-MORDVINIC » FINNO-LAPPIC » SAAMIC » SOUTHERN SAAMIC
Spoken in: NORWAY [Details], SWEDEN [Details]
Description:

Southern Saami is spoken by several hundred people. Half of the speakers live in the Swedish provinces of Västerbotten, Jämtland and Dalarnas, the other half lives in Norway.

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


Links
1   International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous People - Country Study: Norway
http://www.unesco.org/education/uie/pdf/Norway.pdf
2   South Sámi: Unesco Red Book on Endangered Languages
http://www.helsinki.fi/~tasalmin/europe_report.html#SSami

Books
1   Greller, Wolfgang: Provision and Regulation of the Sami Languages
2   Hasselbrink, G.: Alternative Analyses of the Phonemic Systems in Central South-Lappish
3   Hasselbrink, G.: Südlappisches Wörterbuch Vols. I-III (Schriften es Instituts für Mundarten und Volkskunde in Uppsala, Series C4)
4   Lagercrantz, E.: Lappischer Wortschatz
5   Sammallahti, P.: The Saami Languages - An Introduction




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