[ yuh-koot ]
/ yəˈkut /
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noun, plural Ya·kuts, (especially collectively) Ya·kut for 1.
a member of a Turkic-speaking people of the Lena River Valley and adjacent areas of eastern Siberia.
the Turkic language of the Yakut.
of or relating to the Yakut or their language.
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Also Sa·kha [suh-khah] /səˈxɑ/ .
Origin of Yakut
First recorded in 1760–70; from Russian yakút, from Turkic saxa “edge, collar”
Words nearby Yakut
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How to use Yakut in a sentence
Earlier this summer, photographer Alexey Vasilyev, a member of the Yakut ethnic group that comprises a large part of Yakutia’s population, set out to document efforts by firefighters and locals to battle those blazes.Villagers in Siberia, Facing Wildfires and a Warming Climate, Battle to Protect their Homes|Alejandro de la Garza|August 26, 2021|Time
The Yakut dress is made in the same way, but usually of horse or cow hide.
The flour magazines are large, and well supplied by Yakut convoys, which constantly arrive and discharge their loads there.
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|Louis Figuier
There was deep silence in the room,—a rather unusual thing in a place where several Yakut people are together.Tales by Polish Authors|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Yakut
/ (jæˈkʊt) /
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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