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Ume Saami
Autoglottonym:
Pronunciation: [{{{Pronunciation}}}]
Ethnologue name: Saami, Ume
OLAC name: {{{OLACname}}}
Location point:
Genealogy
Family: Uralic
Genus: Saamic
Speakers
Country: Sweden, Norway
Official in: -
Speakers: 10-20
Writing system: {{{WritingSyst}}}
Codes
ISO 639-1: -
ISO 639-2: smi
ISO 639-3: {{{ISO3}}}

Contents

Name

Named after the Ume river.

Alternative name:

  • Ume Lapp

Location

Sweden, (until recently) Norway.

Speakers

Estimated 10-20 people in Sweden, probably none left in Norway.

Dialects

Slight differences between mountain and forest dialects. In some dialects, *ð is preserved or became d, in others it changed to r as in the neighbouring northern dialects of South Saami. A similar distribution is found for word-final -v vs. -b.

Classification

Uralic
Finnic-Ugric
Saamic
Southern Saamic

References

  • Bergsland, Knut (1983): Southern Lapp and Scandinavian quantity patterns. In: Symposium saeculare Societatis Fenno-Ugricae. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 73-87.
  • Israelsson, Per-Martin & Nejne, Sakka (2008): Svensk-sydsamisk, sydsamisk-svensk: ordbok och ortnamn / Daaroen-åarjelsaemien, åarjelsaemien-daaroen: baakoegärja jih sijjienommh. 2. uppl. Kiruna: Sametinget.
  • Sammallahti, Pekka (1998). The Saami languages. An Introduction. Kárášjoka: Davvi Girji.
  • Schlachter, Wolfgang (1958): Wörterbuch des Waldlappendialekts von Malå und Texte zur Ethnographie. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura.


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