Oroch

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Orochi
Population

8 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 690.

Location

Eastern Siberia, Khabarovsk District, along rivers that empty into Tatar channel; Amur river near Komsomolsk-na-Amure; Vanino region, Datta and Uska-Orochskaya settlements; some among Nanai [gld] language speakers.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Orichen, Tez (Tazy).

Language Use

Shifted to Russian [rus].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Russians, Ukrainians, and Evenki live among them. Formerly officially considered part of Udihe. Different from Orok [oaa]. Traditional religion, Christian.