Nentsy


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Noun1.Nentsy - a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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DINING OUT: Anne and Marven escape a howling gale outside a restaurant, taking refuge in the restaurant's kitchen in the Gambia GLOBE TROTTERS: Anne and Marven Rothwell from Meltham with their book about their adventures (PC200710Arothwell-01) FRIENDLY WELCOME: Anne Rothwell meets the Nentsy people of Siberia
This description coincides with the characteristic noted in ethnographic investigations of the Nentsy, according to which "shamans of the ia nayy (ia nayy tadibia) category are shamans connected with the spirits of the earth.
Samoyeds are developed from the sled-pulling dogs used by two nomadic tribes in Siberia, the Samoyedes and the Nentsy, and were brought to Europe by fur traders.