Votyaks

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Votyaks

 

name used in prerevolutionary Russia for the Udmurts.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Harva spent the summers of 1911, 1912, and 1913 with respectively the Votiaks (Votyaks or Udmurt, their indigenous ethnonym), a Permian-speaking nation in the Urals, in the Siberian Arctic, and among the Cheremis (Marl, a Volgic-speaking nation in the great bend of the Volga), to extend his knowledge beyond the Finnish groups he already had studied.