Definitions

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  • proper noun A language family spoken in central Siberia.
  • proper noun Proto-Yeniseian: the hypothetical parent language of the Yeniseian language family.
  • noun A member of the original ethnolinguistic group hypothesized to have spoken Proto-Yeniseian.
  • adjective Of or relating to the languages comprising the Yeniseian language family, or their speakers.
  • adjective Of or relating to the hypothetical parent language of the Yeniseian language family.

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Examples

  • Ket is the sole survivor of an earlier language family called "Yeniseian."

    Spero News

  • Their work is chronicled in "The Dene-Yeniseian Connection," a publication of the

    Spero News

  • "Then we can breathe life into the ancestors of the Yeniseian and Na-Dene people," Potter said.

    The Seattle Times

  • In 2008, Vajda aired his hypothesis at a Dene-Yeniseian Symposium in Alaska organized by

    The Seattle Times

  • Vajda's 67-page article is featured in "The Dene-Yeniseian Connection," a new joint publication of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Anthropology and the

    The Seattle Times

  • Dene-Yeniseian Connection, "a just-released joint publication of the University of Alaska

    The Seattle Times

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