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An essay on Saami ethnolinguistic prehistory

  title={An essay on Saami ethnolinguistic prehistory},
  author={Luobbal S{\'a}mmol S{\'a}mmol {\'A}nte Ante Aikio},
This essay deals with the study of the ethnolinguistic past of the Saami. In recent years many novel fi ndings have emerged in the fi eld of Saami historical linguistics, and the interpretation of these new results allows a coherent timeline of the development of the Saami languages to be established. The Proto-Saami language appears to have fi rst evolved somewhere in the Lakeland of southern Finland and Karelia in the Early Iron Age. A broad body of evidence points to the conclusion that the… 

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