Ostyak

noun
Os·​ty·​ak
variants: or less commonly Ostiak \ ˈästēˌak \
plural -s

Definition of Ostyak

1 : a member of any of a group of nomadic peoples of western Siberia

called also khanty

2 : the Finno-Ugric language of the Ostyak people

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History and Etymology for Ostyak

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

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