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Yakut \Ya*kut"\, n. The Turkish language of the Yakuts, a Mongolian people of northeastern Siberia, which is lingua franca over much of eastern Siberia.


n. One of a Siberian people who speak a Turkic language, and live in the Lena river basin. n. The language of these people.


Yakut may refer to:

  • Yakuts, the Turkic peoples Indigenous to the Sakha Republic
  • Yakut language, a Turkic language also known as Sakha
  • Yakutian Laika, a dog breed from the Sakha Republic
  • Yakutian cattle, a breed from the Sakha Republic
  • Yakutian horse, a breed from the Sakha Republic
  • Ruby in the Turkish language
  • Yakut (name)
Yakut (name)

Yakut is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:

  • Yakut al-Hamawi (1179-1229), a Syrian slave turned ethnographer and geographer
  • Yakut Khan, the Siddi general who invaded Bombay in 1689
  • Jamal ud-Din Yakut, an Abyssinian slave, close adviser and alleged lover of Razia Sultana, the first female monarch of the Delhi Sultanate of India
  • Ahmet Yakut, Turkish poet
  • Şahin Yakut, Turkish kickboxer

Usage examples of "yakut".

Travel writers wrote about its Asiatic tribes, the Tungus and the Yakuts and the Buriats, without ever mentioning the settled Russian population in Siberia, even though it was already sizeable.

All sorts were there, Yakuts, Evenks, Yukagir, Chukchi yes, Chukchi, too.

In other words, Ibn Mukla was the first who changed the Kufic into the new Naskhi character, which Ibn Bawwab improved after him by imparting rotundity and clearness to the new letters, and which Ibn Yakut Al-Mausili brought afterwards to the greatest perfection in A.

And we Yakuts make the best kumys in the world, though other tribes make it too.

Hudson Bay Eskimos, Chukchi shamans, Lapps, Yakuts, Semang pygmies, the North Borneo cults, the Trhi-speaking priests of Ghana.

Their names are just as celebrated for Thuluth and Talik writing as were formerly those of Ibn Bawwab, of Ibn Hilal, and of Yakut are for Naskhi.

The Koriak, Yakut, and Lamut peoples had only a smattering of the language.

Shortly afterward, he ran away from his state school and traveled with Yakut nomads to the Arctic Circle to hunt polar foxes.