Ostyak

or Os·ti·ak

[ os-tee-ak ]
/ ˈɒs tiˌæk /

noun, plural Os·ty·aks, (especially collectively) Os·ty·ak.

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Origin of Ostyak

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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British Dictionary definitions for Ostyak

Ostyak
/ (ˈɒstɪˌæk) /

noun

plural -aks or -ak a member of an Ugrian people living in NW Siberia E of the Urals
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family: related to Hungarian
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