Definition of Samoyedic in English:

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Samoyedic

Pronunciation: /ˌsaməˈyedik/

noun

A group of Uralic languages of northern Siberia, of which the most widely spoken is Nenets.
Example sentences
  • Negation in Samoyedic is expressed by a negative verb.

adjective

Relating to the Samoyeds or their languages.
Example sentences
  • The Nentsy (also known as the Yurak) are one of five Samoyedic peoples, which also include the Entsy, Nganasany, Sel'kupy, and Kamas (who became extinct as a group in the years following World War I ).
  • Nenets is part of the Samoyedic group of Uralic languages and has two main dialects: Forest and Tundra.

Words that rhyme with Samoyedic

medic, paramedic
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