[ zeer-yuh n, -yahn ]
/ ˈzɪər yən, -yɑn /
noun, plural Zyr·yans, (especially collectively) Zyr·yan.
Also Zyr·yen·i·an [zeer-yen-ee-uh n] /zɪərˈyɛn i ən/.
Origin of Zyryan
1885–90; < Russian zyryánin (plural zyryáne), Old Russian syryanin, seryanin, perhaps akin to Mansi saran a Komi
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