See also: yupik and Yupik

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Yup'ik (plural Yup'iks or Yup'ik)

  1. (ethnology) A member of an Eskimo people of western and southwestern Alaska.

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Yup'ik

  1. (linguistics) A language of the Eskimo-Aleut family.
  2. (linguistics) A subbranch of the Eskimo-Aleut family of languages. This is the only language family known to straddle both North America and Asia. It is centered squarely in Alaska and is thought to have migrated across to Siberia a few hundred years ago.

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