[ boo r-yaht, boo r-ee-aht; Russian boo-ryaht ]
/ bʊərˈyɑt, ˌbʊər iˈɑt; Russian buˈryɑt /


of or relating to the Buryat Mongol Republic, its people, or their language.

noun, plural Bur·yats, (especially collectively) Bur·yat.

a member of any of the Mongol people in the Buryat Republic.
the Mongolian language of the Buryat.
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British Dictionary definitions for buryat



/ (bʊəˈjɑːt, bʊərɪˈɑːt) /


a member of a Mongoloid people living chiefly in the Buryat Republic
the language of this people, belonging to the Mongolic branch of the Altaic family
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