Saami, Akkala

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Ahkkil, Babino, Babinsk
Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 100 (1995 M. Krauss).

Location

Southwest Kola peninsula.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Most similar to Skolt Saami [sms].

Language Use

Some descendants of Akkala Saami speak Kildin Saami [sjd] but most have shifted to Russian [rus] (2007).

Other Comments

Last known speaker died 2003.