Yeniseian

Yeniseian

[yen-uh-sey-uhn]
noun
a group of languages spoken in Siberia, the only surviving member of which is Ket.

Origin:
Yenisei + -an, translation of Russian yeniséĭskiĭ

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yeniseian

noun
1. a member of one of the groups living in the Yenisei river valley in western Siberia 
2. the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian [syn: Enets
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