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Meadow Mari language

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Meadow Mari language

Meadow Mari
Native to Mariy El Autonomous Republic, Russia
Native speakers
ca. 350,000  (2010)[1]
(90% of all Mari)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mhr

Meadow Mari or Eastern Mari is a standardized dialect of the Mari language used by about half a million people mostly in the European part of the Russian Federation. Meadow Mari, Hill Mari, and Russian are official languages in the Mariy El Autonomous Republic of the Russian Federation.[2]


  1. ^ Jansen & Tol, 2002, Language Death and Language Maintenance
  2. ^ University of Graz
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