Yupik, Sirenik

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Old Sirenik, Sirenik, Sirenik Eskimo, Sirenikski, Vuteen
Population

No known L1 speakers. The last speaker, Vyie, died in 1997 (Dorais 2010).

Location

Chukotka autonomous district: Chukot peninsula, Sireniki village.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Language Use

Since about 1997 Inuit residents of Sirenik village have shifted to Central Siberian Yupik [ess].

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