Gilyak

noun Gil·yak \(ˈ)gil¦yak\
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Giliak

\", ˈgilēˌak\

Definition of Gilyak

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Gilyak

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Gilyaks

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Giliak

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Giliaks

  1. 1a :  a people of Siberia that are found in the lower course of the Amur river and in adjacent northern Sakhalin Island b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Gilyak people

  3. 3 :  a language family consisting only of Gilyak

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