Dmitri Pavlovich Tsvetkov ( vodsk. Dmitri Pavlovic Tsvetkov ; August 30, 1890 , Krakol  , St. Petersburg Gubernia - August 26, 1930 ) is a Russian and Estonian linguist and teacher of Vais origin. Specialist in water language .
|Dmitry Pavlovich Tsvetkov|
|vodsk. Dmitri Pavlovic Tsvetkov|
|Date of Birth|
|Place of Birth||Krakol , Yamburg district , St. Petersburg province , Russian Empire|
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|Place of death|
|Occupation||teacher , linguist|
|Father||Pavel G. Tsvetkov|
|Mother||Agafya Illarionovna Tsvetkova|
Dmitry Tsvetkov was born in the village of Krakol, Yamburg district, St. Petersburg province  . He was the second child in the Vodish peasant family. His father Pavel Grigoryevich studied for only two years, and his mother Agafya Illarionovna was illiterate.
From 1911 until the beginning of the First World War, Tsvetkov worked in Karelia , and in 1914-1916 he studied at St. Petersburg High School. In 1918, he returned to his native village, where he was going to work as a school teacher, but did not have time, since he was mobilized by the Ingermanland Regiment. During the Civil War, he fought on the side of the Whites, because of which he was forced to stay in Estonia after the war, where he got a job as a teacher in the Väynolyana school in the village of Venkul , where he taught Russian . In addition, Tsvetkov studied at the University of Tartu , being one of the few of his students. Shot from unhappy love. Buried in Ivangorod  .
Already in Vayikyula Tsvetkov, on his own initiative, began to study the Vossky language . For a short period of his life, he managed to create a Vodka grammar, Vodsky dictionary  . In addition, he translated the story of A. P. Chekhov “Vanka” into Vodka, published a small ethnographic material collected by him in Vodskaya villages, and also wrote an article “I Will Talk A Little About Vodi” written in 1924 . It was published in 1931 in Tartu , after the death of the writer.