Kamass\ˈkäməs, ˈkam-\ or
Kamassian\kəˈmashən, -asēən\ or
Definition of Kamasin
1 a : a Samoyed people on the upper Yenisei river, Siberia, who are ethnically largely extinct or absorbed into the Russian culture by intermarriage b : a member of such people
2 : the Uralic language of the Kamasin people
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Origin and Etymology of kamasin
Kamasin, Kamass, Kamassin from Russian Kamasintsy (plural), from Kamasin Kangmāãžə; Kamassian probably from Kamass + -ian
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