Votes

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Votes
vadjalaizõt
VoticCoatOfArms.jpg
Votic Coat o Airms, designed bi Alexander Gurinov
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Banner o Roushie Roushie 73 (2002) [1]
Banner o Estonie Estonie 9 (2000) [2]
Leids

Votic, Roushie, Ingrie

Releegion

Orthodox

Sib ethnic groups

other Finnic fowks

Votes (cried Vod an aw) are a fowk o Votie in Ingrie, the pairt o modren day northwastren Roushie that is roughly soothwast o Saunt Petersburg an east o the Estonie border-toun o Narva. Their awn ethnic name is vadjalain (plural: vadjalaizõt). The Finnic Votic language spoken bi Votes is close tae extinction. Votians wur ane o the foondin fowk o Veliky Novgorod. The Votic leid is still spoken in three veelages o historical Votia an bi an unkent nummer o fluent Votic speakers in the kintraside. The veelages are Jõgõperä (Krakolje), Liivtšülä (Peski), an Luuditsa (Lužitsõ).[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Russian Census of 2002
  2. Population of Estonia by ethnic nationality, mother tongue and citizenship
  3. Eesti Rahva Muuseum: Vadjalased (Estonie)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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