from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a Finno-Ugric people inhabiting western Siberia.
- n. The Ugric language of this people.
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- n. a member of the nomadic Ugrian people living in northwestern Siberia (east of the Urals)
- n. a Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Ostyak
Russian, from Ostyak āsyakh, pl. of āskho, person from the Ob River, from Ās, the Ob River.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)