Yakut


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a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)

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the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut

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Yakut and E[pounds sterling]nal filed a complaint against Ergin with the Antalya Chief Public Prosecutor's Office in June of last year on the charge that he insulted them.
Correspondence should be addressed to Rifat Yakut; rifatyakut@hattat.com.tr
The valenki provided a better grip on the river ice than my rubber soles and never once did I hear a Yakut complain of cold feet, even though the valenki quickly became coated in ice.
Then, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Hakasia, Tiva, Saha (Yakut), and autonomous republics of Altay and Gagauzia joined the organization.
Particularly noteworthy are the Vep tale "Twelve Clever Brothers," the Sakha/ Yakut story "The Crane's Feather," and "The Woman Who Adopted a Polar Bear" from the Greenland Inuits.
Gulay Yakut, a 25-year-old bank employee who wears a headscarf, sees intolerance from the opposite side.
HORSE PEOPLE WITH ALEXANDRA TOLSTOY, BBC2, Tuesday, 9pm: The equestrian embarks on a globe-trotting quest, starting with the Yakut horses, specially bred to withstand the cold in the icy tundras of Siberia.
They also obtained genotypes for 60 Siberian Yakut cattle from a Finnish collaborator.
For instance, the Yakut people of the Asian Arctic, who subsist on seafood, carry fewer copies of the amylase gene than their close genetic kin the Japanese, who get lots of starch from rice.
Studies were conducted under clinical protocols approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the Institute of Health, Sakha (Yakut) Republic, and the US National Institutes of Health.
Among the Siberian Yakut shamans, the initiate dreams of being ripped apart by a giant "hook": "The bones are cleaned, the flesh scraped, the body fluids thrown away, and the eyes torn out of their sockets" (Eliade 36).
(According to an old Yakut legend, bull's horns symbolize the cold of winter.) The town was founded in 1638 by a Cossack named Postnic Ivanov.