Yeniseian

noun Yen·i·sei·an \-āən\

Definition of Yeniseian

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a member of one of a group of peoples in the Yenisei river country including the Sagai —called also Yenisei-Ostyak

  2. 2 :  a language family spoken in the valley of the Middle Yenisei river in Siberia of which Ket is the only member still spoken

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Origin and Etymology of yeniseian

Yenisei river, western Siberia + English -an


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