Ostyak

noun Os·ty·ak \ˈästēˌak\
variants: less commonly

Ostiak

\ˈästēˌak\

Definition of Ostyak

plural

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  1. 1 :  a member of any of a group of nomadic peoples of western Siberia —called also khanty

  2. 2 :  the Finno-Ugric language of the Ostyak people

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Origin and Etymology of ostyak

Russian Ostyak, from Ostyak āsyakh dwellers on the Ob river, from Ās Ob river, Russia in Asia


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