Chukchi language


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Noun1.Chukchi language - an indigenous and isolated language of unknown origin spoken by the Chukchi that is pronounced differently by men and women
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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The local press in Chukotka, published only in the Chukchi language until 1989, was an important forum for maintaining the social functions of indigenous languages.
Embarrassed by her backward father, who visits her once a year at the school, Unna soon seeks to avoid hearing or speaking her native language at all, convinced that "no one will need the Chukchi language under communism.
A thorough list of the peoples that colonized the tundra is basically the same as the peoples that speak Uralic and Chukchi languages in Eurasia and Eskimo-Aleut ones in North America and Greenland.