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At 12:19 +0100 2001-11-29, Trond Trosterud wrote:
>On form:
>
>Klaas has come up with this proposal, and with reasons for not using
>indigenous codes:
>
>0. Northern Sámi:                    sme
>1. Lule Sámi: julev(u)sámegiella   smj
>2. Southern Sámi: lullisámegiella  sml
>3. Inari Sámi: anáras<sámegiella sma
>4. Skolt Sámi: nuortalas<sámegiella        smn
>5. Kildin Sámi: gielddasámegiella  smg
>
>In order not to confuse "sml" with Lule Sámi, I would prefer
>
>2. Southern Sámi: máttesámegiella        smm
>
>These two names for south (lulli and mátta) are both in use in Northern Sámi.
>
>While extended intersámi contact will lead to distinctive indigenous names
>(as the northern Sámi now call their lg "davvisámegiella" whenever there is
>a ned to distinguish, I think this proposal is better than Håvard's, as it
>is easier to distinguish the lgs from each other when one system (here:
>Northern Sámi) is used to name them.
>
>Be this as it may, I find Håvard's proposal for 4 additions an 80 % hit,
>and would like to include the 6th written lg as well. Compared to this, the
>form of the tags is of less importance.
>
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