Language details

ERZYA Links (8)   Examples (1)   Materials (1)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: MORDVIN-ERZYA, MORDVIN, ERZIA
Number of speakers: 500.000 (1994)
Language Code: MYV
In language groups: URALIC » FINNO-UGRIC » FINNO-PERMIC » FINNO-CHEREMISIC » FINNO-MORDVINIC » MORDVINIC
Spoken in: AZERBAIJAN [Details], KAZAKHSTAN [Details], KYRGYZSTAN [Details], Mordoviya, Respublika/RUSSIAN FEDERATION [Details], TURKMENISTAN [Details], UKRAINE [Details], UZBEKISTAN [Details]
Description:

Erzya is spoken by about 500.000 people. The majority of the speakers (more than 400.000) live in the north of the Mordovia Autonomous Republic in the European part of the Russian Federation. There are significant minorities in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan,... [more ...]


Links
1   Erz'an' Mastor - Newspaper
http://www.torama.ru/erzia/index.htm
2   Erza we are! - Finno-Ugric Writers Union
http://www.suri.ee/inf/erzaer.html
3   Erzya - English Glossary
http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/3259/erzya-eng.html
4   Erzya-English Elementary Dictionary (100 words)
http://www.paul-raedle.de/vtrain/db-fiu.htm#Erzya
5   Erzya: UNESCO Red Book on Endangered Languages
http://www.helsinki.fi/~tasalmin/europe_report.html#Erzya
6   Kudo - Journal of the Estonian-Mordovian Society
http://www.suri.ee/kudo/index.html
7   Minority languages of Russia on the Net - Erzya Language
http://www.peoples.org.ru/eng_erzja.html
8   The Volga Server
http://www.utu.fi/hum/sgr/VolgaPalvEngl.htm

Examples
1  First Verses of the Gospel of John in Erzya Language

Materials
1  Erzya and Moksha Language Map

Books
1   Paason, H.: Mordvinische Lautlehre
2   Paason, H.: Mordvinisches Wörterbuch Vols I-IV (compiled by K. Hiekkilä: edited and published by M. Kahla)
3   Wiedemann, F. J.: Grammatik der ersa-mordvinischen Sprache nebst einem ...kleinen Wörterbuch




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