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TUSKI [1 record]

Record 1 2010-06-28


Subject field(s)
  • Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

The Chukotian language of the Chukchi, a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia noted for having different pronunciation for men and women.


  • Psycho-, socio- et ethnolinguistique

Langue paléosibérienne parlée par les Tchouktche (Chukch), groupe ethnique occupant les territoires qui s'étendent de la Lena au détroit de Béring.


Le nom (russe) vient de ce qu'ils se nomment eux-mêmes Chawchu ou «propriétaires de rennes».


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