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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.
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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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By far the most extensive geographical work is the Mu'jam al-buldan of Yaqut al-Hamawi, arranged as a dictionary with place names in alphabetical order.
Paradoxically, al-Tawhidi was long neglected by the succeeding generations of writers until the Islamic geographer and encyclopedist Yaqut al-HamawI (1179-1229) mentioned him in his work Mu jam at- 'Udaba' (Dictionary of Writers, about 1226) as "the philosopher of literati and the literatus of philosophers.
681/1282), in his biographical dictionary Wafayat al-a'yan wa anba' abna' al-zaman includes a brief, neutral biography of Ghazali, in which he mentions a small list of works as well as poetry attributed to Ghazali and the eulogy quoted by Yaqut al-Hamawi.
Shihab al-Din Abu Abdallah Yaqut Ibn Abd Allah Yaqut al-Hamawi al-Rumi (1179-1229) was most famous for his geographical encyclopedia.
385/995), (81) al-Bayhaqi, (82) and Yaqut al-Hamawi (d.