Nenets


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Nen·ets

 (nĕn′ĕts)
n. pl. Nenets
1. A member of a people of extreme northwest Russia along the coast of the White, Barents, and Kara Seas.
2. The Samoyed language of this people.

[Nenets, human being, Nenets.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nenets - a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
Translations
iurac
nénètse
nyenyec
Nenets
nentsiska
References in periodicals archive ?
Joining the Nenets, reindeer herders living deep in the Arctic, Kate needs more than just a scarf and woolly hat to keep cosy, as temperatures can drop to - 54degC.
com)-- Expedition company Secret Compass this week launches a new adventure: a rare opportunity to join Siberia's nomadic Nenets herders as they migrate their reindeer across a frozen gulf in the Arctic Circle in March 2016.
23 May 2014 - Russian state-run oil giant Rosneft OAO (MCX:ROSN) said today it had agreed to form a joint venture with domestic investor Alltech Group to develop the gas business in the Nenets Autonomous District.
Those included the Nenets no-, no-, Nganasan ne- and Enets i- (Castren 1854 : 436-437, 493-494, 518.
Summary: MOSCOW(Cihan/RT) eI Nenets People resist to Modern life which threats their rural life.
They are so important to the Nenets living in the icy wastes of Siberia that they are even called the Reindeer People.
En el extremo norte de la Federacion de Rusia, en la Siberia occidental, Se encuentra el Distrito Autonomo Yamal Nenets de 750.
Kharyaga: In the Arctic north's Nenets autonomous okrug (sub-region), in the Timan-Pechora Basin, the Kharyaga JV began 39o API oil production in October 1999 at 10,000 b/d from three wells.
Alla Abramovich-Gomon's recent book on Nenets culture is an examination of the musical praxis of these inhabitants of Russia's western Arctic region, and a compelling attempt to link the changes that have occurred within their singing tradition with broader, more disruptive shifts in their culture.
This anthology, consisting of seven short stories, takes the viewer to the isolated land of the Nenets, who live, literally, at the top of the world.
The French and Norwegian oil companies Total and Norsk Hydro have each transferred a 5% interest in their stakes in the exploration of the Kharyaga oil field in Russia to the Nenets Petroleum Company.