Nganasan


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Noun1.Nganasan - a member of the Samoyedic people living on the Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
2.Nganasan - the Uralic language spoken by the Nganasan
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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To the oldest layer of inherited stems belong stems that have cognates in one or several Samoyed languages: Nenets (Tundra or Forest Nenets), Enets, Nganasan, Selkup, or already vanished Kamass and Mator and which are not loans from Indo-European.
The Russian census recognizes (from West to East) the Saami, Nenets, Khanty, Sel'kup, Enets, Nganasan, Dolgan, Even, Chukchi, Chuvan, and Eskimo/ Inuit-Yupik of the Russian Far East.
Ziker (2002) explains how the Dolgan and Nganasan, hunters and fishers of the Taimyr peninsula, have revived their reliance on family-clan groupings, obliged sharing, and cooperation through informal and non-market relations to make up for the void left after the pullout of Soviet social and economic infrastructure.
De manera general, para desarrollar los argumentos de sus propuestas este antropologo utiliza informacion basada en datos etnograficos, los cuales son relevantes para su investigacion: los lapones Skolt del noreste de Finlandia, los Nganasan, Tungus, Dolgan, Yakut, Yukaghir, Koryak, Chukchi y los Sel'kup de Eurasia; los Chipewyan, Dogrib, Kutchin, Yellowknife, Kaska, Kutchin, Tanana, Ingalik, Naskapi, y los esquimales Copper, Netsilik de Norteamerica, entre otros.
The 54 languages include the following: Abaza, Aghul, Akhvakh, Aleut, Alutor, Andi, Archi, Bagvalal, Bezhta, Botlikh, Chamalal, Chukchee, Chulym, Dolgan, Enets, Even, Evenki, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Itelmen, Izhorian, Kaitag, Karata, Kerek, Ket, Khanty, Khvarshi, Koryak, Kubachi, Mansi, Nanai, Negidal, Nenets, Nganasan, Nivkh, Oroch, Orok, Rutul, Sami, Selkup, Shor, Tat, Tindi, Tofa, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udege, Ulchi, Vepsian, Votian, Yug, Yukaghir, and Yupik.
The beginning of this march coincided with the breakup of the Samoyedic language, which diverged into the languages now spoken by the Nenets, the Enets (the inhabitants of the lower Yenisey), the Nganasan (the inhabitants of Taymyr), and the Selkup (who lived to the south of the Nenets).
Kosterkina, "Small Seances with a Great Nganasan Shaman," pp.
Un exemple en a ete recueilli par Popov (1936), durant les annees 1930, de la bouche du grand chamane nganasan, Dyukhade, dans le Nord-Ouest siberien:
When approaching the Nganasan language from the perspective of the other Northern Samoyedic languages Tundra Nenets, Forest Nenets, Tundra Enets and Forest Enets, a number of Nganasan peculiarities are easily observable.
Sino-Finnic): Lappic vuollel 'under', vuole/viille 'lower part', viilne/vuiln/vueiln/voiln/ 'under'; Mordvin al 'nether', alo/ala 'under'; Mari ul-/ulo- 'nether', ulna/ulno 'under'; Udmurt ul 'nether', ulin/ulan 'under'; Komi ulin/uvin 'under'; Mansi jala'n/joln/jalan/jalan 'below'; Khanty il/it/il 'nether'; Hungarian al- 'sub-'; Nenets nil-/nir- 'nether', yilna 'under'; Enets ido/iro 'bottom', isone 'under'; Nganasan nilea 'nether', nileanu 'under'; Selkup iil/il/rl 'bottom'; Kamas jilda 'downwards'; Yukaghir -al 'under'.
According to grammars it includes all Finnic and Sami languages, Moksha, Udmurt, Nganasan, Hungarian and Mansi.