Vod

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Vodian, Vote, Votian, Votic, Votish
Population

68 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 73.

Location

Saint Petersburg, Kingisepp.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

East Vod, West Vod. Intelligible with Standard Estonian [ekk] of the northeast coast.

Language Use

Prefer Russian [rus] in daily communication (2007). Home. Elderly only (2007). All bilingual in Russian [rus].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Last speakers of East Vod dialect died in the 1960s.