Yukaghir

noun
Yu·ka·ghir
variants: or Yukagir \¦yükə¦ gi(ə)r \
plural Yukaghir or Yukaghirs or Yukagir or Yukagirs

Definition of Yukaghir 

1a : a group of formerly populous peoples of northeastern Siberia surviving along the southern tributaries of the Kolyma river above Verkhne Kolymsk and having a culture of the Tungus type

b : a member of any of such peoples

2a : the language of the Yukaghir people

b : a family of languages of which only Yukaghir is still extant or well-known — see paleosiberian

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