nentsi

Nenets

[nen-ets]
noun, plural Nentsi, Nentsy [nent-see] . (especially collectively) Nenets.
1.
a member of a reindeer-herding Uralic people of far northern European Russia and adjacent areas of Siberia as far as the Yenisei River delta.
2.
the Samoyedic language of the Nenets.
Also called Yurak.


Origin:
< Russian nénets (with -ets falsely construed as the Russian suffix) < Nenets ńēnetś man, Nenets

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nenets

noun
a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia 
nentsi

noun
a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia [syn: Nenets
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