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Os·ty·akalso Os·ti·ak (ŏs′tē-ăk′)
1. A member of a Finno-Ugric people inhabiting western Siberia.
2. The Ugric language of this people.
[Russian, from Ostyak āsyakh, pl. of āskho, person from the Ob River, from Ās, the Ob River.]
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npl -aks or -ak
1. (Peoples) a member of an Ugrian people living in NW Siberia E of the Urals
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family: related to Hungarian
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|Noun||1.||Ostyak - a member of the nomadic Ugrian people living in northwestern Siberia (east of the Urals)|
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
|2.||Ostyak - a Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Ostyak|
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