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Ket language

From Academic Kids

The Ket language, formerly known as Yenisei Ostyak, is a Siberian language isolate, the sole surviving language of a Yeniseian language family. Another Yeniseian language, Yugh, only recently went extinct.

Ket is spoken by about 2,000 Kets people along the middle Yenisei Basin. Attempts have been made by Soviet scholars to establish a relationship with either Burushaski or the Sino-Tibetan languages, and it frequently forms part of the Dene-Caucasian hypothesis. See Yeniseian languages for details.

External links

  • Ethnologue on Ket (http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=KET)
  • Kets (http://www.eki.ee/books/redbook/kets.shtml)


fr:ket

ko:케트어 nn:Ket fi:keetin kieli zh:叶尼塞语系

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