Kumandy-Kizhi

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Notes

  • Baskakov (1958) describes the Kumandy Kizhi as living along "the banks of the Biya between the tributaries Lebed' and Balyksu in the Aymak Turačak of the Gorno-Altai Autonomous Region (villages of Šunarak, Surbaševo and north of the mouth of the Lebed' - in the rural settlements of Sanjkin and Tondoška) as well as in the Solton districts (Koobiya, Urtay, Pešper, etc. villages) and Starobardin (villages of Koža-bažy, Narlyk, Ak-kül, Čegening, Kurlek, etc.) in the Altai region.
  • Baskakov lists three dialects:
    • Turačak
    • Solton
    • Starobardinian

References

Baskakov, N. A. 1958. “La classification des dialectes de la langue Turque d’Altaï.” Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 8, no.1: 9-15.

Баскаков, Н. А. 1972. Диалект Кумандинцев (Куманды-Кижи): грамматический очерк, тексты, переводы и словарь. Москва: Изд-во «Наука».

Kumandy-Kizhi
Location of Kumandy Kizhi among other Altay varieties. Kumandy Kizhi is (6).
Location of Kumandy Kizhi among other Altay varieties. Kumandy Kizhi is (6).
Native name:Kumandï
Alternate names:Kumandin, Kubandy, Kuvanty
Family:Northern Altay
Spoken in:Russia, Altai Republic and Altai Krai
Number of speakers:738