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

The 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 drawn to the Mari language and tradition who prior to that point had met with the possible insurmountable problem posed through the shortcoming of sufficient fabrics. For the 1st time there has been ultimately a handbook that handled the trendy literary language extensive, used to be in actual fact established and good notion out, and likewise was once stress-free to exploit. even though the publication used to be written in Russian and meant completely for Russian audio system, it quickly discovered its means around the borders and have become the normal paintings for Mari novices within the West as well.
Now, two decades later, the ebook has certainly not outlived its usefulness, and curiosity within the Mari language, tradition, literature, and faith has under no circumstances decreased, yet, to the contrary, has elevated. It used to be felt precious, besides the fact that, to conform the booklet to fulfill present-day wishes. This intended updating the texts to mirror contemporary adjustments in Mari society, modernizing the orthography and the language used, and changing the ebook for the needs of the numerous Mari newbies who don't have entry to a Mari instructor, in different phrases making it totally appropriate for self-learners. within the pursuits of universality very important adjustments have been made: 1) The e-book was once rewritten in English instead of in Russian, and a pair of) it will likely be made on hand world wide on the web, instead of being released in a conventional revealed structure.

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Text Серге: Елу: Серге: Елу: - Янош: Елу: Янош: Серге: - Янош: Каталин: Елу: Янош: Елу: Каталин: Серге: Елу: Янош: - Елу, таче мемнан деке венгр уна-влак толыт. Пеш сай. Кунам толыт? Кастене. Кызыт мый пашаш каем. Кас марте чеверын. Чеверын. ) Поро кас лийже! Поро кас! Толза, толза. Ме тендам вучена. Те марла кутыреда? Изиш кутырена. Палыме лийза: тиде мыйын ватем. Тудын лӱмжӧ Елу. А тиде мемнан йочана-влак: Ануш ден Эчан. Палыме лийына. Ме Венгрий гыч улына. Мыйын лӱмем Янош. Мыйын лӱмем Каталин.

In the village, in the countryside’ 8. Add the possessive suffixes (first/second/third person plural) to the following nouns: паша кече урем * кид ‘arm, hand’ йоча пӧрт ӱдыр ача йылме ий persons singular кид* ял коча and third 59 9. Form possessive forms as indicated. Example: ял (мый) - ялем ӱдыр (нуно) вер (тудо) ака (тый) эрге (нуно) еҥга (тудо) шольо (нуно) шӱжар (тудо) вате (мый) марий (мый) эрге (мый) веҥе (тудо) курска (тый) шешке (мый) пӧрт (нуно) шольо (тый) номер (тудо) ола (нуно) ийгот (тый) 10.

Example: my work - пашам his/her work my house their village your age my teacher your number their child my son his wife her husband his/her editorial office my father your mother their grandmother his/her (younger) brother my (elder) sister his/her grandchild your son-in-law my grandfather 11. Insert the following words into the appropriate sentences: курска, уныка, кова, коча, веҥе, кугыза. ) Авамын ачаже ... ) Акамын марийже ... ) Кочамын ватыже ... ) Ачамын изаже ... ) Ӱдыремын марийже ... ) Эргын йочаже ...

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