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  • proper n. an indigenous people in Kamchatka Krai, Russia.
  • proper n. A person speaking Koryak.

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Examples

  • This time, Aquaman calls Koryak a bastard before learning Koryak is his son.

    The Comic Treadmill

  • There are also some Koryak people from the north, also reindeer herders.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation

  • A new villain is introduced, Narwhal, and he is astonishingly powerful, with hints we should recognize him from elsewhere my money is on Koryak.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • It was originally thought that the Paleo-Siberian languages Koryak, Yukaghir and Chukchi might be closely related to many of the American Indian languages.

    languagehat.com: MINORITY LANGUAGES OF RUSSIA.

  • For example, Chukchi is an early cousin of Eskimo and Aleut (which appear to have links to both Ural-Altaic and Indo-European) while Yukaghir turns out to be a distant relative of Hungarian and Finnish (Uralic), ditto Koryak.

    languagehat.com: MINORITY LANGUAGES OF RUSSIA.

  • Steller recorded the common names used by native people, in phonetic translations from Koryak into German.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The scientific names of all of the Pacific salmon and rainbow trout are derived in a roundabout way from the common names used for these species by the Koryak ethnic group, the native people of Kamchatka.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The species name tshawytscha “cha-vee-cha” came about in the same roundabout way as the other scientific names for the Pacific salmon: from the Koryak languages of the Kamchatka Peninsula, to German, to Russian, to English and French, and finally a Latinized species name.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The scientific name, nerka, derived in a roundabout way from the Koryak languages of the people of the Kamchatka Peninsula, now part of the Russian Federation.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The very names of our salmonids tie us to other peoples: the Koryak of Kamchatka, the Kootenay, the Inuit.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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