- a member of a Turkic-speaking people of the Lena River valley and adjacent areas of eastern Siberia.
- the Turkic language of the Yakut.
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Examples from the Web for yakut
In the next century the Arabian geographer, Yakut, describes it as deserted.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
Few even of the most artful Russians are able to deceive a Yakut of the woods.The Human Race
The Yakut listened attentively as long as he did not understand what I was asking.More Tales by Polish Authors
Sometimes a wizard expects no fee unless he is successful, as among the Tungus, Yakut and Buryats.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
After three days' march up the river he fell in with a Yakut tribe, from whom he got a rich booty of sable and other furs.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
- plural -kuts or -kut a native or inhabitant of the Sakha Republic, in Russia
- the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family
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