Kemi Sami Language

Kemi Sami Language

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kemi Sami is a Sami language that was originally spoken in the southernmost district of Finnish Lapland as far south as the Sami siidas around Kuusamo. A complex of local variants which had a distinct identity from other Sami dialects, but existed in a linguistic continuum between Inari Sami and Skolt Sami. Extinct now for over 100 years, few written examples of Kemi Sami survive. Johannes Schefferus's Lapponia from 1673 contains two yoik poems by the Kemi Sami Olof Sirma, "Guldnasas" and "Moarsi favrrot." A short vocabulary was written by the Finnish priest Jacob Fellman in 1829 after he visited the villages of Salla and Sompio.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135974025
  • 9786135974027