Chukchee

[choo k-chee]

Chukchi

or Chuch·chi, Chuck·chi, Chuk·chee

[choo k-chee]
noun, plural Chuk·chis, (especially collectively) Chuk·chi for 1.
  1. a member of a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia.
  2. the Chukotian language of the Chukchi people, noted for having different pronunciations for men and women.
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Chukchi

Chukchee

noun
  1. plural -chi, -chis, -chee or -chees a member of a people of the Chukchi Peninsula
  2. the language of this people, related only to some of the smaller aboriginal languages of Siberia
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