Contents (2013, 1)

FUM-2013-01 (cover)


G. V. FEDYUNEVA (Syktyvkar, Russia). Vocabulary of Komi dialect in the context of the Bulgar-Permian linguistic relations

The article discusses the new Komi-Chuvash correspondences indicating long-term contacts of ethnic groups of Vychegodskaya Perm with Volga Bulgars.

Keywords: Bulgar-Permian communication; contact lexicon.

A. M. KOCHEVATKIN (Saransk, Russia). Anatomical terminology in the Erzya Language

On the example of the Erzya language it investigates the problem of creating anatomical terminology on the basis of Finno-Ugric languages.

Keywords: anatomy, osteology, arthrology, myology, splanchnology vocabulary.

M. Z. LEVINA, V. P. GRISHUNINA (Saransk, Russia). Dialectal variation of the phytonym “Dog Rose” in the Moksha language

It touches upon the problems of distribution and origin of the word meaning “dog rose” in the dialects of the Moksha language. The dog rose grows everywhere in Mordovia and there are many lexical tokens to denote it.

Keywords: dialects and sub-dialects of the Moksha language; areal distribution, dog rose lexis; distribution of the phytonym; lexical token; nomination principles; etymology of words.

I. V. PCHELOVODOVA (Izhevsk, Russia). Non-ritual song lyrics of the Udmurts: phenomenon and terminology

The article considers archaic and recent genres of non-ritual folk music and songs coexisting in the Udmurt tradition. The author employs the analysis of the terms defining these genres, which allows to understand the essence of the Udmurt folklore lyrical tradition.

Keywords: Udmurt non-ritual lyrical songs; non-ritual improvisation songs; diachrony of style layers; non-ritual terms of song lyrics in the Udmurt folklore.

T. N. BELYAEVA (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia). The poetics of drama by V. Abukaev-Emgak

It shows the functional specificity of artistic details and symbolic images in the drama of Mari writer V. Abukaev-Emgak.

Keywords: Mari drama; V. Abukaev-Emgak; artistic details; symbolic images.

G. N. BOYARINOVA (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia). Artistic features of the drama by Yu. Baiguzov

The article studies the poetics in the drama of Mari writer Yu. Baiguzov. Considering the stylistics of parables, the author characterizes the genre specifications of the plays: “Silk Swing” and “Dawn of the Abyss”. Much attention is paid to national symbols, originality of the remarks and the language of the characters.

Keywords: Mari dramaturgy; poetics; genre specificity; symbolism; language of the characters.

G. A. YAKOVLEVA (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia). Creative personality of Mari play-writer Mikhail Rybakov

The article discusses the artistic personality of a well-known Mari play-writer Mikhail Rybakov. The author was concerned with ethical and moral qualities of his contemporaries, looked for new techniques and tools to achieve his goal. He is the author of many genres in Mari drama.

Keywords: creativity; Mari drama; dramaturgy; comedy; genre; dramatic effect.

I. N. BATAYKINA (Saransk, Russia). Instrumental role of the press for the national revival of the Finno-Ugric ethnic group

The article discusses ethnic journalism as a professional activity for the interaction of journalism as an institution and the system of national relations.

Keywords: Finno-Ugric peoples; national culture; ethnic journalism ; mass media; instrumental functions of mass media; the regional press; the media space.

V. P. TSYPKAYKINA (Saransk, Russia). Specific features of object forms of the present-future tense in the Mordovian languages

The article discusses the features of object forms of the present-future tense in the modern Mordovian languages.

Keywords: Mordovian (Erza and Moksha) languages; meaning; forms of the present-future tenses; non-object and object conjugations. 


I. A. KUBANTSEVA (Saransk, Russia). Organization of national publishing for the peoples of the Volga region (October 1917-1929)

The article deals with the organization of national publishing during the period from October 1917 to 1929. It shows the formation of the publishing system for the Mordovians and other peoples of the Volga region. Particular attention is paid to the activities of the Central and East Central Publishing Houses of the USSR for the production of literature in the Mordovian (Moksha and Erzya) language.

Keywords: Publishing; printing; national book publishing; textbook; original manuscript; circulation.

T. A. MARTYNCHUK (Syktyvkar, Russia). The contribution of V. A. Bogoslovskaja in the system of pre-school education in Komi ASSR

On the example of the many-sided activities of V. A. Bogoslovskaja, the founder of the first kindergarten in the Komi Republic, the article examines the history of the establishment of the network of preschool institutions in the Komi Republic in the 1920-s. The particular attention is paid to the contribution of a teacher into the organization of pre-school education management in the region, creation and improvement of the educational system and academic work with children, and the training of teachers for pre-school institutions.

Keywords: pre-school education; parenting; kindergarten; Komi ASSR, V. A. Bogoslovskaja.

T. V. YUZYKAYN (Syktyvkar, Russia). Formation and development of the cooperation of Finno-Ugric youth in culture, education and science at the end of XX – beginning of XXI century

It traces the emergence and development of Finno-Ugric youth cooperation, some of which later became independent and integral parts of the Finno-Ugric cooperation.

Keywords: Finno-Ugric peoples; MAFUN; Finno-Ugric youth movement; ethno-futurism; International meeting of Finno-Ugric high school pupils, International Association of Finno-Ugric Universities.


L. N. BEHTEREVA (Izhevsk, Russia). The Udmurts in urban surrounding: festive culture in the system of adaptation to the conditions of the NEP (New Economic Policy)

Basing on new archival sources and published materials the article considers festive culture as one of the mechanisms of the adaptation of the Udmurts to the urban environment in the 1920-s.

Keywords: Udmurts; festive culture; adaptation; NEP.

O. V. RADZETSKAYA (Moscow, Russia). Musical projection of the cultural dialogue between East and West in the context of the Volga-Ural civilization

The article considers the musical projection of cultural dialogue between East and West in the context of the ongoing and mutual influence. This convention is a clear motivation to define creative realities in the development of musical culture and it provides the key to the understanding of its original ethnic nature.

Keywords: Volga-Ural civilization; ethnic culture; Finno-Ugric music world.

V. P. FURMANOVA (Saransk, Russia). Intercultural communication and the problem of integration to European culture

The article raises the problem of the study of intercultural communication and shows some ways to solve it within the framework of the international academic and research seminar “Intercultural communication and development of identity of the Finno-Ugric world. Foreign languages as a means of integration into the European culture”.

Keywords: intercultural communication; language; culture; mentality; stereotype; cultural background knowledge.

D. V. GERASIMOVA (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia). Pantheon of Mansi deities

The author examines the pantheon of Mansi deities in the context of the mythological heritage and sacred outlook of Ob-Ugrian peoples.

Keywords: Dimensional and sculptural decorative features of Sysolsk spinning wheels of the second half of XIX – early XX century.

R. V. NEKRASOV (Syktyvkar, Russia). Dimensional and sculptural decorative features of Sysolsk spinning wheels of the second half of XIX early XX century

The article examines dimensional, sculptural, artistic and aesthetic aspects of the spinning wheels of Sysolsk type. It makes the hypothesis of the influence of the neighboring ethnic groups for the formation of the stylistic features of Sysolsk spinning wheel.

Keywords: spinning wheel; design; shape, decoration technique; canon; tradition.

E. N. VAGANOVA (Saransk, Russia). The cult of the moon in the religious beliefs of Mordovian nation

Considering folklore and ethnographic sources the articles studies the worship to the moon which existed in ancient times among the Mordovians. For the first time it reconstructs religious and philosophical foundations of this worship. For academic purposes the article introduces new facts about the ethnic culture of the nation.

Keywords: astral symbols; new moon; the god of the moon; chronology; moon worship.


T. V. NAUMKIN (Saransk, Russia). Fiscal policy and economic self-sufficiency of the Finno-Ugric republics (on the example of the Republic of Mordovia, and the Republic of Mari El)

The article discusses the need for the mechanism and ways of their improvement for the formation of economic self-sufficiency of the territories, basing on the transfer of the powers in the area of fiscal policy on the sub-federal level.

Keywords: economic self-sufficiency; fiscal policy; tax rate; tax incentives; gross regional product; investment.

N. M. EPHIMISCH (Kiev, Ukraine). Two identity models of the Permian peoples in Russia in the context of the political process (end of XIX beginning of the XXI century)

The article studies of ethno-political processes in the Finno-Ugric regions of Russia in the XIX – XXI centuries. Analyzing the trial cases (“Multan case”, “SOFIN case”) it presents two identity models in the Republic of Komi and Udmurtia. To understand the traditions of compromise in Komi culture, which contributed to the ethnic revival in the 1990s it analyzed the legacy of the philosopher K. Zhakov.

Keywords: Finno-Ugric regions; “Multan case”; “SOFIN case”; Permian peoples; identity.

M. A. ZHULINA, P. N. LOSEV (Saransk, Russia). Tourism in Finno-Ugric countries: a comparative analysis

It makes the comparative evaluation of three Finno-Ugric countries – Finland, Hungary and Estonia at the global tourism market according to the method proposed by the World Economic Forum. It identifies the priority areas in tourism in each of the countries and defines the problems and prospects of development.

Keywords: tourism; Finno-Ugric area; types of tourism; tourist infrastructure; Finland; Hungary; Estonia.


N. A. NESTEROVA (Syktyvkar, Russia). Komi Republic Academy of Public Administration: developing Finno-Ugric cooperation and international mobility

A. N. RAKIN (Syktyvkar, Russia). Oulu – a meeting place of the Finno-Ugric scholars from all continents in 2015

E. N. MOKSHINA (Saransk, Russia). Dukhobors and Canada: history and modernity: Review of the monograph

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