By Daniel Abondolo
Spoken by way of greater than 25 million local audio system, the Uralic languages have vital cultural and social value in Northern and japanese Europe, in addition to in immigrant communitites all through Europe and North the US. The introductory bankruptcy supplies an summary of the Uralic language relations and is by means of 18 chapter-length descriptions of every language or sub-grouping, giving an research in their background and improvement in addition to concentrating on their linguistic structures.
Written by way of the world over regarded specialists and according to the latest scholarship to be had, the quantity covers significant languages - together with the legit nationwide languages of Estonia, Finland and Hungary - and rarely-covered languages corresponding to Mordva, Nganasan and Khanty. The 18 language chapters are similarly-structured, designed for comparative learn and canopy phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon. these on person languages even have pattern textual content the place to be had. every one bankruptcy contains a number of tables to help and illustrate the textual content and bibliographies of the foremost references for every language to help additional examine. the quantity is comprehensively indexed.
This e-book might be helpful to language scholars, specialists requiring concise yet thorough details on similar languages and an individual operating in old, typological and comparative linguistics.