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Ostyak

[os-tee-ak] /ˈɒs tiˌæk/
noun, plural Ostyaks (especially collectively) Ostyak.
1.
Also, Ostiak.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Russian ostyák originally a Khanty, later used for the Samoyedic Selkup, the Ket, and certain Mansi groups < Khanty ās-jax, plural of as-xo one living on the Ob, equivalent to Ās the river Ob + xo man
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Ostyak

/ˈɒstɪˌæk/
noun
1.
(pl) -aks, -ak. a member of an Ugrian people living in NW Siberia E of the Urals
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family: related to Hungarian
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