Language of the Day for 10 July 2013

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Saami, Ter [sjt]

A language of
Russia
Population
350 (2010 census). Census includes Kildin Saami [sjd] and Skolt Saami [sms]. 6 elderly speakers in the early 1990s (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 1,770 (2010 census). 1,770 includes all Saami.
Status
8b (Nearly extinct).
Language Use
Mainly older adults. Also use Russian [rus].