Re: Obscure languages
|Date:||Saturday, September 29, 2001, 6:52|
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From: "Frank George Valoczy" <valoczy@...>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 10:52 PM
Subject: Re: Obscure languages
> If you want, I can help you with learning Votian
> (Uralic/Finno-Ugric/Balto-Finnic; spoken by approx. 25 people in 5
> villages [incl. Krakolye and Luzhitsy] in Leningrad Oblast, north of
> Ivangorod in Russia), youngest speaker is in his early 60s). Obviously I'm
> not a native speaker, but my knowledge of it is thorough enough that I
> could carry on a conversation with a Vote in the unlikely event that I
> were to meet one. However, I do use it occasionally in speaking with
> Estonians, sometimes with amusing results.
Yes, I'd love that!, how can you help?