Meadow Mari language
|Native to||Mariy El Autonomous Republic, Russia|
|Native speakers||ca. 350,000 (2010)
(90% of all Mari)
Meadow Mari or Eastern Mari is a standardized 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.
- Jansen & Tol, 2002, Language Death and Language Maintenance
- University of Graz
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