[gil-yahk, gil-yahk]

Origin of Gilyak

< Russian gilyák; of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to Nivkh (Amur dial.) kil a name for neighboring Tungusic peoples (with the Russ noun suffix -(y)ak, as in sibiryák a Siberian) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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