yaourt

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Turkish yōghurt [1], yoğurt [2]

Noun[edit]

yaourt (uncountable)

  1. A liquor fermented from milk, originally by the Turks.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary. 1989.
  2. ^ "yaourt." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.

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French[edit]

un pot de yaourt

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish yoğurt

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (aspirated h) IPA(key): /ja.uʁt/, /ja.uʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

yaourt m (plural yaourts)

  1. (chiefly France) yoghurt
  2. a song where the singer makes up the words as they're singing, either as dummy lyrics as part of the songwriting process, or because the singer doesn't know the real lyrics of an existing song; used primarily with a verb: chanter en yaourt

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word is treated as if it has an aspirated h despite not being written with an h.
  • The variants yoghourt and yogourt are more common in Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. Especially in Canada the form yaourt is rarely used.

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