On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Samuel Stutter <[log in to unmask]> wrote: [...] > 1st problem: although my knowledge of Finnish, Estonian, Swedish and Latvian > are limited to say the least, I do have at my disposal a grammar and > dictionary for each. However, one dialect is sited in Karelia, right on the > border with Finland and Russia, the area having been under a mixture of > Swedish and Russian control over the last half-millennia. I don't know any > Russian and even if I were to pick up a grammar and dictionary I have 7 days > to learn the alphabet (as well as doing the rest of the project). > Does anyone have the Russian to be able to complete a wordlist in something > resembling the Latin alphabet? Depends on what words it's a list of. Do you have an English list that you just need translated (or, glossed I suppose would be more accurate) and transliterated? Unless they're really obscure words, or the list is ridiculously long, I can manage that. -l.