Votyak

noun
Vo·​ty·​ak
variants: or Votiak \ ˈvōtēˌak \
plural Votyak or Votiak also Votyaks or Votiaks

Definition of Votyak

1a : a Finno-Ugrian people of the Udmurt Republic in eastern Soviet Russia, Europe

called also Udmurt

b : a member of such people
2 : the Finnic language of the Votyak people

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History and Etymology for Votyak

Russian Votyak member of the Votyaks, from Vot' Votyak people, from Cheremis òdə, from Votyak Udmurt Votyak man

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“Votyak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Votyak. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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