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UME SAAMI Links (2)   Books (4)   
Alternative names: LAPP, UME
Number of speakers: 50 (1995)
Language Code: LPU
In language groups: URALIC » FINNO-UGRIC » FINNO-PERMIC » FINNO-CHEREMISIC » FINNO-MORDVINIC » FINNO-LAPPIC » SAAMIC » SOUTHERN SAAMIC
Spoken in: SWEDEN [Details]
Description:

Ume Saami is spoken along the Ume river in Norbotten county, Sweden. 50 speakers are reported in 1995.

Ume Saami belongs to the Saamic group of the Finno-Ugric subdivision of the Uralic languages. The closest relatives of the Saamic languages... [more ...]


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

Books
1   Greller, Wolfgang: Provision and Regulation of the Sami Languages
2   Lagercrantz, E.: Lappischer Wortschatz
3   Sammallahti, P.: The Saami Languages - An Introduction
4   Schlachter, W.: Wörterbuch des Waldlappendialektes von Malå und Texte zur Ethnographie




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