Buryat

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

adjective

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

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

a member of any of the Mongol people in the Republic of Buryatia.
the Mongolian language of the Buryat.

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British Dictionary definitions for Buryat

Buryat

Buriat

/ (bʊəˈjɑːt, bʊərɪˈɑːt) /

noun

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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