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[choo k-chee] /ˈtʃʊk tʃi/

noun, plural Chukchis (especially collectively) Chukchi for 1.
a member of a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia.
the Chukotian language of the Chukchi people, noted for having different pronunciations for men and women.
(pl) -chi, -chis, -chee, -chees. a member of a people of the Chukchi Peninsula
the language of this people, related only to some of the smaller aboriginal languages of Siberia


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