Eyak

noun

Ey·​ak
ˈīˌak,
ˈēˌ-
plural Eyak or Eyaks
1
a
: an Indian people of the Copper river delta in Alaska
b
: a member of such people
2
a
: the language of the Eyak people
b
: a language stock of the Na-dene phylum comprising only Eyak

Word History

Etymology

from Eyak, lake, village, & river in Alaska

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“Eyak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eyak. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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