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Author Ferguson, Jenanne, 1983- author
Title Khanna bardyng?
Words like birds : Sakha language discourses and practices in the city / Jenanne Ferguson
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  P35.5.R9 F47 2019    AVAILABLE    30630020123384
Descript xvi, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Borderlands and transcultural studies
Note "An analysis of Sakha linguistic sensibilities and practices in the urban space of Yakutsk, capital of the Sakha Republic, based on research conducted in the early twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher
Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--Aberdeen University, 2013, titled Khanna bardyng? = Where are you going? : rural-urban connections and the fluidity of communicative practices among Sakha-Russian speakers
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-310) and index
Introduction: a short history of Sakha -- We have always been adaptable: frameworks for Sakha language vitality -- Sakha under the tsars and beyond: language policies and communicative norms -- Sweet cream and lingonberries: language, spirits, and sustenance -- One drop traveling along a great artery: moving the ulus to the city -- Sakhalyy in the city: language mixing and indexing authenticity -- Acquiring Russian, maintaining Sakha: language choices and life trajectorie -- Ohuokhaj in Lenin Square, hip hop in virtual Tuhulgeter: adapting new spaces for Sakha -- Conclusion: words like birds
Subject Yakut (Turkic people) -- Russia (Federation) -- I︠A︡kutsk -- Languages
I︠A︡kutsk (Russia) -- Languages
Yakut language -- Russia (Federation) -- I︠A︡kutsk
Yakut language -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation) -- I︠A︡kutsk
Anthropological linguistics -- Russia (Federation) -- I︠A︡kutsk
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