yurt

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English[edit]

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Mongolian yurts

Etymology[edit]

From Russian ю́рта (júrta), from a Turkic language, related to Turkish yurt (home, homeland).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yurt (plural yurts)

  1. A large, round semi-permanent tent with vertical walls and conical roof usually associated with Central Asia and Mongolia.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "yurt." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2009.
  2. ^ "yurt." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2009.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

yurt f (plural yurts)

  1. Alternative form of iurte.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic yurt, from Proto-Turkic *jūrt (dwelling place, home).

Noun[edit]

yurt (definite accusative yurdu, plural yurtlar)

  1. native country, homeland
  2. home
  3. student dormitory, hostel
  4. yurt (tent)

Derived terms[edit]


Woiwurrung[edit]

Noun[edit]

yurt

  1. jaw

References[edit]

  • Barry J. Blake, Woiwurrung, in The Aboriginal Language of Melbourne and Other Sketches (1991; edited by R. M. W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake; OUP, Handbook of Australian Languages 4), pages 31–124