South Saami

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South Saami
Autoglottonym: Saemie
Pronunciation: [{{{Pronunciation}}}]
Ethnologue name: Saami, South
OLAC name: {{{OLACname}}}
Location point: 64° 40′ N, 16° 45′ E
Genealogy
Family: Uralic
Genus: Saamic
Speakers
Country: Sweden, Norway
Official in: -
Speakers: 600
Writing system: {{{WritingSyst}}}
Codes
ISO 639-1: -
ISO 639-2: sma
ISO 639-3: {{{ISO3}}}

Contents

Name

Alternative names:

  • Southern Lapp

Location

Sweden, Norway.

Standard language 1978. Recognized minority language in Snåsa (Norway).


Speakers

About 300 in each country according to Ethnologue.

Dialects

Northern and Southern. Main Differences:

  • N -b, bt = S -m, mt
  • N -uo- = S -aa- (former *ō)
  • N -dh = S -jh (infinitive marker)
  • N r = S d (former *ð)
  • N e/ä = S a (umlaut of a/i)

Classification

Uralic
Finnic-Ugric
Finnic-Permic
Finnic-Saamic
Saamic
Southern Saamic

References

  • Bergsland, Knut (1943): Røros-samiske tekster. Oslo: A. W. Brøggers Boktrykkeri.
  • Bergsland, Knut (1946): Røros-lappisk grammatikk. Oslo: Instituttet for sammenlignende kulturforsk¬ning.
  • Bergsland, Knut (1983): Southern Lapp and Scandinavian quantity patterns. In: Symposium saeculare Societatis Fenno-Ugricae. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 73-87.
  • Bergsland, Knut (1994): Sydsamisk grammatikk. Karasjok: Davvi Girji.
  • Bergsland, Knut & Mattsson Magga, Lajla (1993): Åerjelsaemien-daaroen baakoegærja / Sydsamisk-norsk ordbok. Indre Billefjord: Iđut.
  • Collinder, Björn (1942): Lappische Sprachproben aus Härjedalen: mit einem Abriss der Nominal und Verbalbeugung. Nach Nils Axman ... aufgezeichnet von B. C. Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell.
  • Hasselbrink, Gustav (1944): Vilhelminalapskans ljudlära, med särskild hänsyn till första stavelsens vokaler. Dissertation Uppsala.
  • Hasselbrink, Gustav (1981, 1983, 1985): Oårj'elsaamien baaguog'ärjaa. Bd. 1 Gieleleäruo. Baaguog'ärjaa: Å - Flytt'ehd. Bd. 2 Baaguog'ärjaa: Fnuske - nuöggietidh. Bd. 3 Baaguog'ärjaa: Nuögie - yvd'e. Bilder. Uppsala: Lundequist.
  • Israelsson, Per-Martin & Nejne, Sakka (2008): Svensk-sydsamisk, sydsamisk-svensk: ordbok och ortnamn / Daaroen-åarjelsaemien, åarjelsaemien-daaroen: baakoegärja jih sijjienommh. 2. uppl. Kiruna: Sametinget.
  • Lagercrantz, Eliel (1923): Sprachlehre des Südlappischen nach der Mundart von Wefsen. Kristiania: Kristiania Etnogra-fiske Museum.
  • Lagercrantz, Eliel (1926): Wörterbuch des Südlappischen nach der Mundart von Wefsen. Oslo: Instituttet for sammenlignende kulturforskning.
  • Sammallahti, Pekka (1998). The Saami languages. An Introduction. Kárášjoka: Davvi Girji.


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