Do you want to teach your children Mansi or want to impress you friends and relatives with your Mansi speaking skills, join our online Mansi language classes via Skype and learn from native tutors!Mansi language belongs to the Ob-Ugric branch of the Finno-Ugric language family. It is spoken by the Mansi people in Russia along the Ob River and its tributaries and in the Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug which is located in the east of the Ural Mountains in west Siberia.
The number of people who can speak the Mansi language is on decline. According to the 1989 census, there were only 3,184 Mansi-speaking people in Russia. It is said to become further extinct in the coming decades. The most close to Mansi is the Khanty language. Both Mansi and Khanty are closely related to the Hungarian language which is also an Ugric language. The Ugric languages are part of the Finno-Ugric languages, which form a top-level constituent of the Uralic language family.
Mansi is subdivided into four main dialects groups-northern, southern eastern and western. The dialects to a large extent are mutually unintelligible. The Mansi literary language is based on the Sosva dialect that belongs to the northern dialect.
Mansi is an agglutinating language. And it does not have grammatical gender. The written language was first published in 1868. In 1932 a version of Latin alphabet was introduced but in 1937 the Latin alphabet was replaced by the Cyrillic alphabet.
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