In the course of the Minority Languages Project, the National Library of Finland has relased the next set of materials in Uralic languages at Fenno-Ugrica. There are now available more than 120 monographs in Komi-Zyrian, mainly from the late 1920s and the early 1930s. Continue reading
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Political literature of 1930’s from Komi Republic is available at Fenno-Ugrica
Digitized political legal deposit materials received from the The Komi National Library are now set at Fenno-Ugrica portal. 97 monographs in Komi-Zyrian language written in Molodtsov alphabet have been loaded on the Special collection of Fenno-Ugrica called “Komi National Library”. Continue reading
Khanty and Karelian Materials are Released at Uralica
The productive interlibrary collaboration has been giving great results during this project. This time we received at Uralica a new great bunch of material links from The Yamalo-Nenets National Library and The Regional Library of Tver.
Releasing the Komi newspapers at Fenno-Ugrica
Last year, we released a plenty of monographs in Komi languages in our online collection, Fenno-Ugrica. In addition to the monographs, we also are publishing newspapers in both, Komi-Permyak and Komi-Zyrian. All in all, there will be 23 titles and around 40 000 pages of Komi newspapers in our collection by the end of June 2015.
The Electronic Collection of the Murmansk State Regional Universal Scientific Library in Skolt Sami is linked to Uralica
The collection of children books and school books in Skolt Sami language links to which were given up to the Project by Murmask State Regional Library is available at Uralica. Continue reading
The 10th of December – The Mari Language Day
The first Mari language grammar book (Sochineniya) was published in Saint-Petersburg in 1775. There is no noted author straight in the book but some researchers suppose that the metropolitan Veniamin Putsek-Grigorovich who was a missionary in the region of Kazan and studied local minority nations at least partly took part in the creation of this book.
The grammar book is the monument of the written Mari and Mari language literature. At the times of 1770, the Mari people were called with Russian language name Cheremis. Mari language has two variants Hill and Meadow Mari each of them could be divided into two other dialects Eastern and North-Western.
A variety of monographs in Komi languages is issued at Fenno-Ugrica
This recently added collection of Fenno-Ugrica consists of 57 monographs in Komi-Permyak and of 89 in Komi-Zyrian. Komi-Zyrian is the largest language of the area and so there are more monographs in this language represented at the collection. Continue reading
54 Monographs in Udmurt are Released at Fenno-Ugrica
The project has proceeded with the addition of 54 monographs in Udmurt languages onto Fenno-Ugrica. The main part of these items in Udmurt consists of religion, ABC-, grammar, text and orthography books for the elementary school and the adult education. Continue reading
Monographs in Samoyedic Languages (Nenets and Selkup) are Available at Fenno-Ugrica
The third set of monographs received from The National Library of Russia is now available at Fenno-Ugrica.New arrivals consist of 54 monographs in Nenets and 12 in Selkup. Due to the diffusion and small amount of Selkup speakers, monographs in this language are represented in the low number. Continue reading
Finno-Ugrian Researcher Discovers Linguistic Treasures Every Day
We recently published the first material produced in the continued Digitisation Project of Kindred Languages in the Fenno-Ugrica collection, a total of 75 monographs in the Mari languages. To discuss this material, we met with Finno-Ugrian researcher Mrs Julia Kuprina, a project researcher at the Morphological Analyzers for Minority Finno-Ugrian Languages project. We spoke with her about the material in the collections, her own research in language technologies, and naturally also the Hill Mari language.