Lule Saami

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Lule Saami
Autoglottonym: Julevsámegiella
Pronunciation: [{{{Pronunciation}}}]
Ethnologue name: Saami, Lule
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Location point:
Genealogy
Family: Uralic
Genus: Saamic
Speakers
Country: Sweden, Norway
Official in:
Speakers: 1500 (Sweden); 2000 (all Countries)
Writing system: {{{WritingSyst}}}
Codes
ISO 639-1: -
ISO 639-2: smj
ISO 639-3: {{{ISO3}}}

Contents

Name

Named after the Lule river.

Alternative names:

  • Lule Lapp

Location

Sweden, Norway.

Standard language 1983. Recognized minority language in Tysfjord (Norway) and Arjeplog, Jokkmokk (Sweden).

Speakers

Ca. 1500 in Sweden and 500 in Norway.

Dialects

Classification

Uralic
Finnic-Ugric
Saamic
Central Saamic

References

  • Grundström, Harald (1946-1954): Lulelappisches Wörterbuch. Auf Grund von K. B. Wiklunds, B. Collinders und eigenen Aufzeichnungen ausgearbeitet. Uppsala: Institut für Mundarten und Volkskunde.
  • Sammallahti, Pekka (1998). The Saami languages. An Introduction. Kárášjoka: Davvi Girji.
  • Wiklund, Karl B. (1891): Laut- und Formenlehre der Lule-Lappischen Dialekte. Stockholm: Göteborgs Kongl. Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälle.
  • Wiklund, Karl B. (1969): Lule-Lappisches Wörterbuch. Oosterhout: Anthropological Publ.

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