Khanty language

Spoken in

  • Uralic Finno - Ugric Ugric Obugrisch Khanty




The Khanty language ( ханты ясаӈ, chanty jasan ) is the language of chanting (formerly " Ostyaks " ) in Siberia.

Was in 1994 - in an ethnic population of about 28,000 people - about 12,000 speakers yet.

Chan table is part of the Ob-Ugric branch of the Finno -Ugric language family.

The Chan tables breaks - despite the relatively small number of speakers - in four to five very distinctive main dialects and is characterized by an extraordinary richness of vowel phonemes.