Definition of Yupik in English:

Yupik

noun

  • 1A member of an Eskimo people of Siberia, the Aleutian Islands, and southwestern Alaska.

    • ‘The treeless island's residents are Yupik Eskimos with cousins in the nearby Chukotka region in Russia.’
  • 2Any of the Eskimo languages of the Yupik.

    • ‘Speakers of Yupik inhabit a region consisting of southwestern Alaska and Siberia.’

adjective

  • Relating to the Yupik or their languages.

    • ‘There's not much interest in learning the Yupik language.’

Usage

See Inuit

Origin

From Alaskan Yupik Yup'ik real person.

Pronunciation:

Yupik

/ˈyo͞opik/