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Yokultans
Jokulčald
Akamyokulta flag.png
Flag of the Yokulta nation
Total population
c. 60,000 (2018 estimate)
Regions with significant populations
 Akamyokulta 48,000
 Durykia7,000
 Ngeyvger2,000
remaining 3 thousands lives in some other countries
Languages
Niryokulta, Ngumyokulta, Duryk, Ngeyv
Religion
Ahpejokulčaldid

The Yokultans (Niryokulta: Jokulčald [ˈjokʰʊɫt͡ɕalt]; Duryk: ?? [...]; Ngeyv: ?? [...]) are an ethnic group that originally comes from northwest Miraria. The vast majority of them lives in Akamyokulta and minorities also reside in Durykia and Ngeyvger.

Language

The national language of Yokultans is Niryokulta. Out of ~60,000 Yokultans, about 48,000 speak it as their L1 and is estimated that not more than 3,000 speak it as L2. About 1,500 of northern Yokultans in addition to Niryokulta also speak Ngumyokulta, a dialect of Niryokulta that is considered a separate language by some linguists. The rest of Yokultans speak Duryk or Ngeyv.

Etymology

The name in Niryokulta literally stands for "Yokulta people"; jokul means "person or human", -čal is a derivational affix meaning "person" and -d is a plural marker.

History

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Culture

Religion