Ostyak

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

Definition of Ostyak

plural -s
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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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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