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Meadow Mari or Eastern Mari is a standardised dialect of the Mari language used by about half a million people mostly in the European part of the Russian Federation. Meadow Mari, Hill Mari, and Russian are official languages in the Mariy El Autonomous Republic of the Russian Federation.[3]

Meadow Mari
олыкмарла
Native toRussia
RegionMariy El Republic
Native speakers
470,000 (2012)[1]
Uralic
Cyrillic
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3mhr
Glottologeast2328[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Meadow Mari at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Eastern Mari". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ University of Graz

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