Type Political Subdivision
Scripts Удмуртия (Russian, Udmurt)
Other Forms FormsUdmurtiya
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 3/5/2017
From the name Udmurt, denoting the native ethnic group that originally inhabited the area. The word Udmurt is most likely derived from *odo-mort meaning "meadow people"; a combination of Permic *od(o) "meadow, glade, turf, greenery" and murt meaning "man--ultimately deriving from Scythian *mertä, *martiya meaning "person, man". Udmurtia is one of the 22 republics of RUSSIA.