A Big Five personality inventory in two non‐Indo‐European languages

  title={A Big Five personality inventory in two non‐Indo‐European languages},
  author={Aleksander Pulver and J{\"u}ri Allik and Lea Pulkkinen and Minna H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  pages={109 - 124}
In this study we report on two successful replications of a five‐factor personality inventory in two non‐Indo‐European languages, Estonian and Finnish, which both belong to the group of Uralic languages. Costa and McCrae's (1985) NEO Personality Inventory was adapted to these two languages. By all relevant psychometric parameters neither developed construct differs from the original construct: the reliabilities of only 11 per cent for the Estonian and 36 per cent for the Finnish subscale were… 

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