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By Timothy Riese, Jeremy Bradley, Emma Yakimova, Galina Krylova

The book of the 2 volumes of Марийский язык для всех in 1990 and 1991 heralded the start of a brand new period for all these attracted to the Mari language and tradition who sooner than that point had met with the possible insurmountable problem posed through the shortcoming of sufficient fabrics. For the 1st time there has been ultimately a handbook that handled the fashionable literary language intensive, used to be essentially dependent and good suggestion out, and likewise used to be stress-free to take advantage of. even supposing the publication used to be written in Russian and meant exclusively for Russian audio system, it quickly came upon its method around the borders and have become the traditional paintings for Mari newbies within the West as well.
Now, 20 years later, the booklet has on no account outlived its usefulness, and curiosity within the Mari language, tradition, literature, and faith has by no means decreased, yet, to the contrary, has elevated. It was once felt beneficial, even though, to evolve the ebook to satisfy present-day wishes. This intended updating the texts to mirror contemporary adjustments in Mari society, modernizing the orthography and the language used, and changing the ebook for the needs of the numerous Mari newbies who do not need entry to a Mari instructor, in different phrases making it totally appropriate for self-learners. within the pursuits of universality very important adjustments have been made: 1) The publication was once rewritten in English instead of in Russian, and a couple of) it will likely be made on hand around the globe on the net, instead of being released in a conventional revealed structure.

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39 (кумло индеш) ияш улам. - А кушто тый пашам ыштет? - Йошкар-Олаште, *заводышто. ) Иза: *агроном, 25 ий, *ферме. ) Кока: туныктышо, 53 ий, школ. ) Ака: *студент, 19 ий, университет * инженер ‘engineer’, завод ‘factory, plant’ агроном ‘agronomist’, ферме ‘farm’, студент ‘(university) student’ 4. Put the noun in parentheses into the illative case. ) Мый (*кино) каем. ) Тый (ола) кает. ) Тудо (паша) кая. ) Эчан (школ) кая. ) Елу ден Серге (*театр) каят. * кино ‘cinema; movie’,театр ‘theater’ 58 5.

Unstressed vowels preceding it are typically eliminated: йочаже ‘his/her child’ + -ат > йочажат ‘and his/her child’. 2. (page 44). 6. кӧ ‘who’: In contrast to English, when asking people what their occupation is, the interrogative pronoun кӧ ‘who’ is used. - Эчан кӧ? - Эчан туныктышо. - What (lit. who) is Echan? - Echan is a teacher. 7. каяш (-ем), кошташ (-ам) ‘to go’: Both words can be translated as ‘to go’. But, кошташ can be used to emphasize habitual or repeated actions, and movements somewhere and back.

39 (кумло индеш) ияш улам. - А кушто тый пашам ыштет? - Йошкар-Олаште, *заводышто. ) Иза: *агроном, 25 ий, *ферме. ) Кока: туныктышо, 53 ий, школ. ) Ака: *студент, 19 ий, университет * инженер ‘engineer’, завод ‘factory, plant’ агроном ‘agronomist’, ферме ‘farm’, студент ‘(university) student’ 4. Put the noun in parentheses into the illative case. ) Мый (*кино) каем. ) Тый (ола) кает. ) Тудо (паша) кая. ) Эчан (школ) кая. ) Елу ден Серге (*театр) каят. * кино ‘cinema; movie’,театр ‘theater’ 58 5.

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