Synonyms for alutor or Related words with alutor
Examples of "alutor"
is a language of Russia that belongs to the Chukotkan branch of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages.
are the indigenous inhabitants of the northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The language is unwritten and moribund; in the 1970s residents of the chief
village of Vyvenka under the age of 25 did not know the language. In recent years the Vyvenka village school has started teaching the language. Until 1958 the language was considered the "village" (settled) dialect of the Koryak language, but it is not intelligible with traditionally nomadic varieties of Koryak. The autonym means "villager".
Neighbors of the Koryaks include the Evens to the west, the
to the south (on the isthmus of Kamchatka Peninsula), the Kerek to the east, and the Chukchi to the northeast.
Tolkusha () is a Russian word, coming from the verb толочь [toloch’] = to bruise, to crush, to pound, to tamp. The indigenous names for tolkusha include Chukchi: rilqəril, Kerek: jilq, Koryak: jilqəjil,
: tilqətil, Palana: təlqətəl or Itelmen: silqsilq.
Koryak is a Chukotko-Kamchatkan language spoken by about 1,700 people in the easternmost extremity of Siberia, mainly in Koryak Okrug. It is mostly spoken by Koryaks. Its close relative, the Chukchi language, is spoken by about three times that number. The language together with Chukchi, Kerek,
and Itelmen forms the Chukotko-Kamchatkan language family. Its name in Koryak is нымылан "Nymylan", but the Russian name is more common.
The language is closely related to Koryak. Chukchi, Koryak, Kerek,
, and Itelmen, form the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages language family. There are many cultural similarities between the Chukchis and Koryaks, including economies based on reindeer herding. Both peoples refer to themselves by the endonym Luorawetlan (; singular ), meaning "the real people". All of these peoples and other, unrelated minorities in and around Kamchatka are known collectively as Kamchadals.
Kibrik was born in Leningrad, the son of the painter Evgeniy Kibrik. He became the head of the department of theoretical and applied linguistics of the Philological Faculty of the Moscow State University in 1992. He worked in the fields of linguistic typology, Northeast Caucasian languages and theoretical linguistics. Kibrik was especially well known for his longtime fieldwork and field teaching, as well as grammar-editing, on the languages of the Caucasus including the Archi, the Tabassaran, the Khinalug, the Godoberi, the Tsakhur, the Bagvalal, the Russian and
The Koryaks are culturally similar to the Chukchis of extreme north-east Siberia. Both peoples refer to themselves by the "endonym" Luorawetlan ('; singular '), meaning "the real people". The Koryak language and
(which is often regarded as a dialect of Koryak), are linguistically close to the Chukchi language. All of these languages are members of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan language family. They are more distantly related to the Itelmens on the Kamchatka Peninsula. All of these peoples and other, unrelated minorities in and around Kamchatka are known collectively as Kamchadals.
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