Veps

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Related to Vepsians: Nenets, visual evoked potential, CEPS, BEPS
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Noun1.Veps - a member of a Finnish people of Russia
Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Soviet Russia, Russia - formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
2.Veps - a Finnic language spoken by the Veps
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
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1) Lamenting has, however, been preserved up to the very recent past or even the present among the Estonians' closest linguistic relatives--the Setu and other eastern Balto-Finnic peoples, such as the Votians, Izhorians, Ingrian Finns, Karelians, and Vepsians, where an areal symbiosis is taking place with North Russian regional cultures (cf.
A good example of such polyphony of the lament text is a lamenting session recorded by myself at a North (Onega) Vepsian cemetery in 2005 (village Yashezero, see Arukask & Lashmanova 2009).
Finland, small though it may be, had aspirations toward a Greater Finland, a union encompassing the Ingrians, Vepsians, and Karelians subdued within the great Soviet Empire.