yurt

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English[edit]

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Mongolian yurts

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

yurt ‎(plural yurts)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ yurt” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  2. ^ yurt” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.

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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)

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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