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The Veps leid (an aa kent as Vepsian, natively as vepsän kel’, vepsän keli, or vepsä), spoken bi the Vepsians (an aa kent as Veps), alangs tae the Finnic group o the Uralic leids.

Veps
vepsän kel’
Native tae Roushie
Region Karelie, Ingrie, Vologda Oblast, Veps Naitional Volost
Ethnicity 5,900 Veps (2010 census)[1]
Native speakers
1,600 (2010 census)[1]
Uralic
Laitin (Vepsian alphabet)
Offeecial status
Recognised minority
leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 vep
Glottolog veps1250[3]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Veps at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "Законодательные акты - Правительство Республики Карелия". gov.karelia.ru. 
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Veps". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.