Languages

Yeniseian languages

Introduction

The Yeniseian language family is spoken in central Siberia. They share many contact-induced similarities with the South Siberian Turkic languages, Samoyedic? languages, and Evenki?.

Yeniseian languages tree

  • Northern Yeniseian (split around 700 AD)
    • Ket
    • Yugh † (2 or 3 non-fluent speakers in 1991)
  • Southern Yeniseian †
    • Kott–Assan (split around 1200 AD)
      • Kott † (extinct by the mid-1800s)
      • Assan? † (extinct by 1800)
    • Arin–Pumpokol (split around 550 AD)

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