Central Siberian Yupik (Юпик)

Central Siberian Yupik is a part of the Yupik branch of the Eskimo-Aleut language family. It is spoken mainly along the coast of the Chukchi Peninsula on Bering Strait in the Russian Far East Federal District. It is also spoken in St Lawrence Island, which is part of Alaska, but closer to Russia.

In 2010 there were about 1,350 speakers of Central Alaskan Yup'ik, which is also known as Siberian Yupik, Bering Strait Yupik, Yuit, Yoit, or St Lawrence Island Yupik.

Central Siberian Yupik alphabet and pronuciation

Central Siberian Yupik alphabet and pronuciation

The letter Щ is only used in Russian loanwords.

Download an alphabet chart for Yupik (Excel)

Sample text

Сиӷи́нык — нуна́к а̄нуқ, аңля́мина́ҳтуқ. Сиӷи́нык кия́ҳтақуқ сна̄ни Бе́ринговым има́ни. Нуна́ӷым ся̄ӷўани кӣўык ма̄қақуқ. Ынра́қ та̄на кӣўык қӯнпың улы́вақуқ упы́нӷани.

Transliteration

Siġínyk — nunák ānuq, aŋljámináẋtuq. Siġínyk kijáẋtaquq snāni Béringovym imáni. Nunáġym sjāġwani kīwyk māqaquq. Ynráq tāna kīwyk qūnpyŋ ulývaquq upýnġani.

Sample text provided by Sammy Silvers

Information about Central Alaskan Yup'ik | Central Siberian Yupik | Yugtun scripts | Tower of Babel

Links

Information about the Central Siberian Yupik language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Siberian_Yupik_language
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/ess
http://glottolog.org/resource/languoid/id/cent2128
http://www.endangeredlanguages.com/lang/1683
https://www.uaf.edu/anlc/languages/sy/

Eskimo-Aleut languages

Aleut, Alutiiq, Greenlandic, Inuktitut, Iñupiaq, Yup'ik (Central Alaskan), Yupik (Central Siberian)

Other languages written with the Cyrillic alphabet


Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:

 

If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.

 

Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.