Magadanskaya Oblast’, upper Kolyma county, Nelemnoye and Zyryanka; also in Kamchatka.
8b (Nearly extinct).
None known. Not inherently intelligible of Northern Yukaghir [ykg].
SOV; postpositions; genitives, articles, adjectives, numerals, relatives before noun heads; question word not initial or final; 2 prefixes, 6 suffixes; focus is preverbal, subjects and topics tend to be initial; affixes indicate case of noun phrases; person and number of subject is obligatory; split intransitivity: intransitive subjects encode as transitive when nonfocus, focus marked the same for intransitive subjects and direct objects, and only for those; otherwise accusative; resultative; reflexive; reciprocal; causative; comparative; CV, CVCCVV; nontonal.
Christian, traditional religion.