Nivkh

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Etymology[edit]

From Nivkh нивх (nivx, man).

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IPA(key): /nɪvk/, /nɪvx/, /ni(ː)fk/

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Nivkh (plural Nivkhs or Nivkh or Nivkhi)

  1. A member of an indigenous ethnic group inhabiting the northern half of Sakhalin Island and the region of the Amur River estuary in Russia's Khabarovsk Krai, Also distributed in Japan's Hokkaido.

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Nivkh

  1. The language isolate spoken by the Nivkh.

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