Paleosiberian languages
Paleosiberian (Palaeosiberian, Paleo-Siberian) languages or Paleoasian languages (Palaeo-Asiatic) (from Greek palaios, "ancient") is a term of convenience used in linguistics to classify a disparate ...
Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages
The Chukotko-Kamchatkan or Chukchi–Kamchatkan languages are a language family of extreme northeastern Siberia. Its speakers are indigenous hunter-gatherers and reindeer-herders. Chukotko-Kamchatkan la...
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Yeniseian languages
The Yeniseian languages (lenessian) (sometimes known as Yeniseic or Yenisei-Ostyak; occasionally spelled with -ss-) are a language family whose languages are and were spoken in the Yenisei River regio...
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Yukaghir languages
The Yukaghir languages (/ˈjuːkəɡɪər, juːkəˈɡɪər/; also Yukagir, Jukagir) are a small family of two closely related languages – Tundra and Kolyma Yukaghir – spoken by the Yukaghir in the Russian Far ...
Pumpokol language
Pumpokol is one of the Yeniseian languages. It has been extinct since the 18th century.
Chuvantsy language
Chuvantsy is an extinct Yukaghir language of Siberia, part of a dialect continuum with the two surviving languages. It was last spoken perhaps as late as the 18th century.
Tundra Yukaghir language
The Tundra Yukaghir language (also known as Northern Yukaghir; self-designation: wadul) is one of only two extant Yukaghir languages.Last spoken in the tundra belt extending between the lower Indigirk...
Tundra Yukaghir language - Wikipedia
Ket language
The Ket /ˈkɛt/ language, formerly known as Yenisei Ostyak /ˈɒstiæk/, is a Siberian language long thought to be an isolate, the sole surviving language of a Yeniseian language family. It is spoken alon...
Nivkh language
Nivkh or Gilyak /ˈɡɪljæk/ (self-designation: Нивхгу диф Nivxgu dif) is a language spoken in Outer Manchuria, in the basin of the Amgun (a tributary of the Amur), along the lower reaches of the Amur it...
Ainu languages
The Ainu languages are a small language family spoken on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaidō, the southern half of the island of Sakhalin, and the Kuril Islands, an island chain that stretches fr...
Ainu languages - Wikipedia
Yugh language
Yugh (Yug) is a Yeniseian language, closely related to Ket, formerly spoken by the Yugh people, one of the southern groups along the Yenisei River in central Siberia. It was once regarded as a dialect...
Uralic–Yukaghir languages
Uralic–Yukaghir is a proposed language family composed of Uralic and Yukaghir. It is also known as Uralo-Yukaghir. Uralic is a large and diverse family of languages spoken in northern and eastern Euro...
Uralic–Yukaghir languages - Wikipedia
Kott language
The Kott (Kot) language (Russian: Коттский язык) is an extinct Yeniseian language that was formerly spoken in central Siberia by the banks of Mana River, a tributary of the Yenisei river. It beca...
Chukotkan languages
Chukotkan (Chukotian, Chukotic) is a dialect cluster that forms one branch of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan language family. It is spoken in two autonomous regions at the extreme northeast of Russia, bounde...
Chukotkan languages - Wikipedia
Itelmen language
Itelmen (autonym: itənmən) or Western Itelmen, formerly known as Western Kamchadal, is a language of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan family spoken on the western coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Fewer than a...
Arin language
Arin was a Yeniseian language spoken in Russia along the Yenisei River between Yeniseysk and Krasnoyarsk. It is classified as a Southern Yeniseian language, along with Kott and Assan.It is believed t...
Alyutor language
Alyutor or Alutor is a language of Russia that belongs to the Chukotkan branch of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages.
The Alutor are the indigenous inhabitants of the northern part of the Kamchatka...
Ainu Times
The Ainu Times is the only magazine published in the Ainu language. Its first edition was published for 20 March 1997. It uses both special katakana and romanizations in its articles. Its editor as of...
Proto-Chukotko-Kamchatkan language
Proto-Chukotko-Kamchatkan is the hypothetical common ancestor of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages. It is purported to have broken up into the Northern (Chukotian) and Southern (Itelmen) branches arou...
Dené-Caucasian languages
Dené–Caucasian is a proposed broad language family that includes the Sino-Tibetan, North Caucasian, Na-Dené, Yeniseian, Vasconic (including Basque), and Burushaski language families. A connection spec...
Dené-Caucasian languages - Wikipedia
Kerek language
Kerek is an extinct language of Russia of the northern branch of the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages. On historical linguistic grounds it is most closely related to Koryak (both languages have a merger ...
Sino-Tibetan languages
The Sino-Tibetan languages are a family of more than 400 languages spoken in East Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia. The family is second only to the Indo-European languages in terms of the...
Sino-Tibetan languages - Wikipedia
Southern Yukaghir language
The Southern, Kolyma or Forest Yukaghir language is one of only two Yukaghir languages.Last spoken in the forest zone near the sources of the Kolyma, divided between the Sakha Republic and the Magadan...
Chukchi language
Chukchi /ˈtʃʊktʃiː/ (Chukchee) is a Palaeosiberian language spoken by Chukchi people in the easternmost extremity of Siberia, mainly in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. According to the Russian Census of 2...
Koryak language
Koryak is a Chukotko-Kamchatkan language spoken by about 1,700 people in the easternmost extremity of Siberia, mainly in Koryak Okrug. It is mostly spoken by Koryaks. Its close relative, the Chukchi...
Assan language
Assan (Russian: Ассанский язык) was a Yeniseian language which became extinct in the 19th century. It was closely related to the Kott language.
Uralo-Siberian languages
Uralo-Siberian is a hypothetical language family consisting of Uralic, Yukaghir, Chukotko-Kamchatkan and Eskimo–Aleut. It was proposed in 1998 by Michael Fortescue, an expert in Eskimo–Aleut and Chuko...