[ nen-ets ]
/ ˈnɛn ɛts /
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noun, plural Nen·tsi, Nen·tsy [nent-see], /ˈnɛnt si/, (especially collectively) Nen·ets.
a member of a reindeer-herding Uralic people of far northern European Russia and adjacent areas of Siberia as far as the Yenisei River delta.
the Samoyedic language of the Nenets.
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Origin of Nenets
<Russian nénets (with -ets falsely construed as the Russian suffix) <Nenets ńēnetś man, Nenets
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