A Comprehensive Introduction to the Mari Language by Timothy Riese, Jeremy Bradley, Emma Yakimova, Galina Krylova

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

The e-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 ahead of that point had met with the probably insurmountable problem posed by way of the inability of sufficient fabrics. For the 1st time there has been eventually a handbook that handled the fashionable literary language intensive, used to be basically dependent and good proposal out, and also used to be relaxing to take advantage of. even supposing the e-book used to be written in Russian and meant exclusively for Russian audio system, it quickly came across its method around the borders and have become the traditional paintings for Mari newcomers within the West as well.
Now, two decades later, the ebook has not at all outlived its usefulness, and curiosity within the Mari language, tradition, literature, and faith has not at all lowered, yet, to the contrary, has elevated. It used to be felt worthy, in spite of the fact that, to evolve the e-book to satisfy present-day wishes. This intended updating the texts to mirror fresh adjustments in Mari society, modernizing the orthography and the language used, and changing the publication for the needs of the various Mari newcomers who should not have entry to a Mari instructor, in different phrases making it absolutely compatible for self-learners. within the pursuits of universality vital alterations have been made: 1) The ebook was once rewritten in English instead of in Russian, and a couple of) it will likely be made on hand all over the world on the net, instead of being released in a conventional published layout.

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280 000 (кокшӱдӧ кандашле тӱжем). Шергакан уна-влак, ме тендам ӱстел деке ӱжына. Тау. Калык мут Шуко лудат - шуко палет.

2. Insert the following verbs into the appropriate sentences. ) Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) Анук ден Ивук школышто … . ) Елу ден Олюк йочасадыш … . ) Миклай ден Эчан … . 3. In the following sentences put the verb into the third person singular or plural. ) (илаш) Елу Йошкар-Олаште … . Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) (тунемаш) Эчан школышто … . Эчан ден Ивук школышто … . ) (ышташ) Серге редакцийыште пашам … .

II. 2/ кече day; sun улаш (-ам) to be кодаш (-ам) to stay, to remain уныка grandchild коча grandfather чеверын good-bye кузе how шӱжар (younger) sister Кузе илет?

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