Minority languages of Russia
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Samoyedic languages - a group of languages that together with the Finno-Ugric languages make up the Uralic family. Spoken in the tundra region of Northern Eurasia, from the Kanin Peninsula and the River Mezen in the West to the Taimyr Peninsula in the East, as well as in the taiga regions along the Rivers Taz and Pur, Ob and Yenisay.
The Samoyedic group includes the following languages:
The written Nenets and Selkup languages were created in the 1930's, first on the basis of the Latin, later Cyrillic script.
Created by Esa.Anttikoski@joensuu.fi