Yupik, Naukan

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Naukan, Naukanski, Nevuqaq
Population

60 (Dorais 2010). Ethnic population: 450 (Dorais 2010).

Location

Chukotka autonomous district: Lavrentiya, Nunyamo, and Uelen villages.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

60%–70% intelligibility of the Chaplino dialect of Central Siberian Yupik [ess].

Language Use

Speakers 40 and older.

Language Development
NT: 2008.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl].

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