This data was submitted on: Friday, March 18, 2005 at 08:23:48
lang_in_eng = Karelian
lang_in_fre = Carélien
ref_where_found_1 = http://www.kotus.fi/inenglish/
lang_in_vern = karjala
ref_where_found_2 = http://www.kotus.fi/
trans_lit = -
evidence = Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus (Kotus), the
Reasearch Inst= itute for the Languages of Finland (RILF), has over 50 books in
Karelian in its libraries.
Three Karelian tabloid size "newspapers" are published once or twice a month.
The work on a six-volume dictionary of the Karelian language (ISSN 0355-543= 7, 0356-5769) has now been completed (after a fifty-year effort by a full-time staff) at RILF as a joint effort with the Finno-Ugrian Society, the publisher.
addinfo = Karelian is spoken primarily on either side of the south-east boarder of Finland (with Russia). It is not an official minority language of Finland nor Russia.
request_addition = ISO 639-2 only
3_code_suggestion = KRL
submit_name = Erkki I. Kolehmainen
submit_email = [log in to unmask]
submit_status = Co-ordinator for ICT-related cultural diversity issues at RILF and secretary of the national working group (with special funding from the Ministry of Education).