chukotko-kamchatkan

Chukotian

[chuh-koh-shuhn]
noun
a group of genetically related languages spoken on the Chukchi and Kamchatka peninsulas in eastern Siberia, including Chukchi, Kamchadal, and Koryak.
Also called Chukchi-Kamchatkan, Chukotko-Kamchatkan [chuh-kot-koh-kam-chaht-kuhn, -chat-] , Luoravetlan.


Origin:
< Russian chukót(skiĭ) Chukchi (adj.) + -ian

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