A linguist Ryo Matsumoto will write a textbook and a dictionary of Nenets language in Japanese
14:27 28 февраля 2017
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A linguist from Japan, Mister Ryo Matsumoto is arriving to Salekhard. Nenets language, which he has learnt since 2007 within his practical study in the Institute of Peoples of the North at the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University, is the basic object of his interest.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” in the regional department of international and external economic relations, Mister Ryo Matsumoto will participate in the presentation of the expedition “True People” within the third Arctic educational forum, will meet with researchers of the regional institute of development of education and the scientific center for study of the Arctic. He will get acquainted to the famous Nenets soloist of the regional center for national cultures Tatyana Lar and will visit a lesson of Nenets language for preschool pupils. By the results of the visit, Mister Ryo Matsumoto plans to write a textbook and a dictionary of Nenets language in Japanese language for all people in his country, who wish to study it, and also to get acquainted and to study culture of northern people.
By his first specialization Mister Ryo Matsumoto is a lawyer. In 2001 he entered Kyoto University in order to study linguistics, as he was interested in grammar of foreign languages. He conducted researches and found some similarity in grammar of Japanese and Nenets languages in a part of dividing into living and non-living objects. In his opinion, such phenomenon can partially speak about common views on the world and surrounding reality among Japanese and Nenets people.