Languages of the USSR
Cambridge University Press, 2013 M09 19 - 192 pages
Originally published in 1951, this book by W. C. Matthews analyzes the phonology and morphology of the six major language groups most used in the Soviet Union: Uralian, Altaic, North Caucasian, South Caucasian, Indo-European and Palaeoasiatic. Appendices at the back break each of the languages and dialects down into their respective classifications, as well as providing statistics on the prevalence of each language and the ways in which each evolved. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in linguistics.
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aabma Abkhaz adjective Adyge Ainu alphabet Altaic Armenian Autonomous Republic capital Baltic Bashkir Budapest Buryat Carelian Caucasian languages century Cheremiss Chukcha Chuvash classiﬁcation cnoeapb consonantal consonants Cyrillic deﬁnite dialect East Eesti Estonian Evenki ﬁnal Finn Finnic Finnish ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂexion forms FpaMMamuna Georgian Grammatik Helsinki Hungarian Indo-European inﬂuence jSFOu Kalmyk Kazakh Kola Lappish Koryak Kumyk Lamut langues Latvian Lehnworter Leipzig Lezgin linguistic Lithuanian Livonian Manchu MOCKBa modiﬁed Mongolian Mordvin morphological MSFOu nabma Nogay North Caucasian North Caucasian languages noun numerous Oirot Ossetic Ostyak Ostyak Samoyed Palaeoasiatic palatalised Pamiri Paris Persian phonetic plosives plur plural preﬁxes pronouns Riga Russ Samoyed Samoyedic Setala Shughni sing Slavonic Soviet spoken Sprache Sprachen St Petersburg sufﬁxes suﬂixes system of declension Tajiki Tartu tense Tungus Turkic languages Turkish Turkmen types Ugrian Ukrainian Uralian Uzbek velar Vepsian verb vocabulary Vodian Vogul Volga Tartar Votyak vowel harmony West Finnic Yakut Yukagir Zyryan