[ yuh-koot ]

noun,plural Ya·kuts, (especially collectively) Ya·kut for 1.
  1. a member of a Turkic-speaking people of the Lena River Valley and adjacent areas of eastern Siberia.

  2. the Turkic language of the Yakut.

  1. of or relating to the Yakut or their language.

Origin of Yakut

First recorded in 1760–70; from Russian yakút, from Turkic saxa “edge, collar”
  • Also Sa·kha [suh-khah] /səˈxɑ/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for Yakut


/ (jæˈkʊt) /

  1. plural -kuts or -kut a native or inhabitant of the Sakha Republic, in Russia

  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family

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