Towards the etymology of a Mari game mituli.

2015. №4, 37-59

Maria A. Klyucheva
Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola, 424000, Russia;


The article deals with a Mari game mituli, which is considered in context of Volga-Uralian game folklore. The name of this game is compared with related game terms in Finno-Ugric, Turkic languages and Russian dialects, and on this basis its etymology is revealed.