Dolgan language

Dolgan language
Dolgan
Дулҕан Dulğan, Һака Haka
Spoken in Russia
Region Krasnoyarsk Krai
Ethnicity Dolgans
Native speakers ~5,000
Language family
Turkic
  • Siberian Turkic
    • Northern
      • Dolgan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 dlg
SakhaDolganWorld.jpg
Sakha (dark blue) and Dolgan (blue)

The Dolgan language is a Turkic language with around 5,000 speakers, spoken in the Taymyr Peninsula in Russia. Its speakers are known as the Dolgans.

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Classification

Dolgan is a member of the Northern Turkic family of languages, within which its closest relative is Sakha (Yakut). Like Finnish, Hungarian, and Turkish, Dolgan has vowel harmony, is agglutinative, and has no grammatical gender. Word order is usually subject–object–verb.

See also

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Further reading

  • Stachowski, M.: Dolganischer Wortschatz, Kraków 1993 (+ Dolganischer Wortschatz. Supplementband, Kraków 1998).
  • Stachowski, M.: Dolganische Wortbildung, Kraków 1997.

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