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n. pl. Yakut or Ya·kuts
1. A member of a people inhabiting the region of the Lena River in eastern Siberia.
2. The Turkic language of the Yakut.

Ya·kut′ adj.


npl -kuts or -kut
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the Sakha Republic, in Russia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family



n., pl. -kuts, (esp. collectively) -kut.
1. a member of a people of E Siberia, living mainly in the Lena River valley and adjacent areas.
2. the Turkic language of the Yakuts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yakut - a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Yakut - the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages
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For example, in Yakutia, the Yakuts, who came relatively recently from the south, do not consume raw brain, but the Evenki, who are descendants of the first reindeer herders who migrated north and northeast from the region of Lake Baikal (32), still continue to locally maintain old dietary practices.
Of such colonial citizens (Russians, Finns, Yakuts, and others), on 1 January 1861 a total of about 100 "souls" were listed--54 men and 40 women (predominantly Creole women), whereas the number of Tlingit Indians alone living in Alaska during these years was about 8,000 individuals.
Esta forma tiene incluso practicantes en Europa, entre los lapones y los yakuts rusos.
Tungus, Yakuts, Eskimos, and other ethnic groups were most likely to feature in writings that stressed Siberia's colonial status.
Most closely related populations are populations of the Evenks and Yakuts, and then they are adjoined consistently by the Buryats and Tuvinians.
I've drunk neat alcohol with the Yakuts in Siberia - a near-death experience.
Zimov started the park with a herd of 40 Yakutian horses, a semi-wild breed with a handsomely long mane that is raised by Yakuts and other native people for their meat.
This group included, for example, the Chukchi, the Buryats, the Yakuts, the Samoyedic peoples, the Kyrgyz, the Kalmyks, the Turkmen.
Frequency variation between Eurasian Tuvinians, Buryats, Altaians, Yakuts and Russians genotyped for the P450 enzyme family alleles CYP2C9*2, CYP2C9*3, CYP2C19*2, CYP2C19*3, CYP3A5*3 and CYP3A5*6 showed statistically significant interethnic differences marked enough to be relevant to drug design and related therapeutic efforts (78).
82) Ancestry, history, language, families, and traditions vary from community to community and region to region--from the Saami in northern Europe to the Inupiat, Aleut, and Yupik, and others in Alaska; the Inuit, Inuvialuit, Dene, and Gwich'in, and others in Canada; the Kalaallit and Inughuit in Greenland; and the Chukchi, Nenet, Yakuts, and others in Russia.
Finally, ALDH2*2 was much less common among other Asian ethnicities, including Filipinos, Indians, Malays, Siberian Yakuts, and Thais, than in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean samples, with 0 to 10 percent of study participants possessing at least one ALDH2*2 allele (Goedde et al.
Siberian Yakuts prepared bark soup, while Scandinavian Lapps made breads, cereals, cakes, and stringy noodles from the sweet, fibrous tissues.