Definition of Yurok in English:


Syllabification: Yu·rok
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͝orˌäk, -ək/

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noun (plural same or Yuroks)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people of northern California.
  • 2The language of the Yurok, distantly related to Algonquian.


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  • Relating to the Yurok or their language.


from Karok yúruk, literally 'downstream'.

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