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Yupik

[ yoo-pik ]
/ ˈyu pɪk /
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noun, plural Yu·piks, (especially collectively) Yu·pik for 1.
a member of any of several Indigenous peoples inhabiting western coastal Alaska from Prince William Sound north to Norton Sound, and St. Lawrence Island and the coast of the Chukchi Peninsula of Siberia.
any of the Eskimo-Aleut languages spoken by the Yupik.
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Origin of Yupik

First recorded in 1950–55; from Central Alaskan Yup'ik Yup'ik, a self-designation, equivalent to yuk “human being, person” + -pik “real”
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British Dictionary definitions for Yupik

Yupik
/ (ˈjuːpɪk) /

noun
an aboriginal people of Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, and E Siberia
any of the languages of this people
of or relating to the Yupik people or their languagesCompare Inuit, Inuktitut
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