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Meaning of "karakul" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KARAKUL

From Russian, from the name of a region in Bukhara where the sheep originated.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KARAKUL

karakul  [ˈkærəkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARAKUL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Karakul is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KARAKUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Karakul

Karakul may refer to: ▪ Karakul, a breed of domestic sheep and its pelt or wool ▪ Karakul, a style of caps made with the aforementioned pelt or wool, traditionally worn in Central and South Asia...

Definition of karakul in the English dictionary

The definition of karakul in the dictionary is a breed of sheep of central Asia having coarse black, grey, or brown hair: the lambs have soft curled usually black hair. Other definition of karakul is the fur prepared from these lambs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARAKUL


ammoniacal
ˌæməˈnaɪəkəl
barnacle
ˈbɑːnəkəl
binnacle
ˈbɪnəkəl
coracle
ˈkɒrəkəl
equivocal
ɪˈkwɪvəkəl
irreciprocal
ɪrɪˈsɪprəkəl
maniacal
məˈnaɪəkəl
miracle
ˈmɪrəkəl
monocle
ˈmɒnəkəl
nonreciprocal
ˌnɒnrɪˈsɪprəkəl
obstacle
ˈɒbstəkəl
oracle
ˈɒrəkəl
pinnacle
ˈpɪnəkəl
receptacle
rɪˈsɛptəkəl
reciprocal
rɪˈsɪprəkəl
spectacle
ˈspɛktəkəl
spiracle
ˈspaɪərəkəl
tentacle
ˈtɛntəkəl
unequivocal
ˌʌnɪˈkwɪvəkəl
zodiacal
zəʊˈdaɪəkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARAKUL

karaism
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum
Karamanlis
karamu
Karan
karanga
karaoke
karaoke bar
karaoke machine
karaoke night
karat
karate
karate chop
karateka

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARAKUL

awful
beautiful
careful
colorful
grateful
helpful
hopeful
in the long haul
Istanbul
Jul
Kabul
meaningful
painful
Paul
powerful
Seoul
soul
successful
useful
wonderful

Synonyms and antonyms of karakul in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «karakul» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KARAKUL

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The translations of karakul from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «karakul» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卡拉库尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

karakul
570 millions of speakers

English

karakul
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

karakul
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كاراكول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каракуль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

karakul
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Karakul
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

karakul
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karakul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karakul
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カラクール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

karakul
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karakul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

karakul
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Karakul
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करकुल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

karagül
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

karakul
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Karakul
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

каракуль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

karakul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

karakul
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

karakoel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Karakul
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Karakul
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of karakul

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKUL»

The term «karakul» is normally little used and occupies the 113.668 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKUL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about karakul

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARAKUL»

Discover the use of karakul in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to karakul and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wrush
A young girl who is confined to a wheelchair receives a magical pen and is able to draw herself into the enchanted world of Wrush where she will become the empress. A magical adventure ensues.
Tyler Enfield, Karakul, 2010
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LIFE
A 5-HOUR-OLD KARAKUL, CLAD .N GLOSSY BLACK THAT AN HEIRESS M. GHT ENVY, CALMLY SURVEYS A WORLD THE EMPRESS PENG CHI, stepdaughter of a Manchu princess, educated ...
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Potential for Increasing Producers' Income from Wool, Fibre ...
There are approximately 4.4 million Karakul sheep in Turkmenistan, mainly owned by the state and leased to shepherds, and some 1.5 million in southern Kazakstan, almost all now in private hands. Karakul sheep, being adapted to arid  ...
Carol Kerven, Angus J. F. Russel, Jerry P. Laker, 2002
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Rangelands of the Arid and Semi-arid Zones in Uzbekistan
The Karakul purpose reserve is located near Alat (Karakul district, Bukhara region) and was established in 1990 on some 10,000 ha to develop and study the fixation of mobile sand dunes by Haloxy lon-woody plant communities in the region ...
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, 2003
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The Political Economy of Namibia: An Annotated Critical ...
The article contains long-run graphs of rainfall and exports of cattle and karakul pelts. It also outlines the range of official subsidies to white farmers, especially for investment in fencing and water supply. The second article is an account of the ...
Tore Linné Eriksen, Richard Moorsom, United Nations Institute for Namibia, 1989
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Frommer's China
7 TASHKURGAN (TASHIKUERGAN;塔什库尔干) & KARAKUL 喀垃湖 Xinjiang Province, 295km (183 miles) SW of Kashgar Nestled in a basin 3,100m (10,171 ft .) up in the Pamirs, Tashkurgan marked the end of the Silk Routes for Chinese ...
Simon Foster, Candice Lee, Jen Lin-Liu, 2012
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Developing Geographical Indications in the South: The ...
The breed is named after the village Karakul, which lies in the former emirate of Bokhara (now Uzbekistan). Today Karakul sheep are farmed predominantly in Afghanistan, central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union and Namibia.
Cerkia Bramley, Estelle Bienabe, Johann Kirsten, 2013
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New Natures
vale that we can now understand the profoundly disrupting effects karakul farms had on local populations.66 For shepherds whose transhumance trajectories were based in a profound knowledge of local environments, the location of the ...
Dolly Jorgensen, Finn Arne Jorgensen, and Sarah Pritchard, eds.
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Prospects for Pastoralism in Kazakstan and Turkmenistan: ...
Sheep breeds Karakul Karakul (Astrakhan) sheep are kept for the production of pelts and for meat. Karakul sheep are indigenous to Central Asia and highly adapted to the desert environment. Karakul pelts were a major product from ...
Carol Kerven, 2005
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Namibia in Pictures
The international trade in Karakul sheep began in 1902 with a German merchant named Paul Thorer. He sent sixty-nine sheep from Uzbekistan, a desert nation in central Asia, to Germany. The sheep did not adapt well to the cold, damp ...
Thomas Streissguth, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARAKUL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term karakul is used in the context of the following news items.
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Karzai's undiminished presence | Arab News
Sporting his trademark green-and-purple striped chapan, a hand-woven coat, and a karakul hat, Karzai recently rubbed shoulders with Russian ... «Arab News, Jul 15»
2
Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman addresses the media at the Pakistan …
... thick, almost opaque, glasses and a brown karakul cap. He is the head of the group, officially known as the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, ... «DAWN.com, Jul 15»
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Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai gestures as he speaks …
Sporting his trademark green-and-purple striped chapan, a hand-woven coat, and a karakul hat, Karzai recently rubbed shoulders with Russian President ... «DAWN.com, Jul 15»
4
KCR Plays The Perfect Host at Dawat-e-Iftar, Promises More - The …
The Chief Minister, clad in a spotless white Sherwani and a matching Karakul hat, participated in the Iftar at the Nizam College Grounds and ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
5
Paradise Fund rolls out casino benefit for children's charities
... Alex Gobo, Liz Gray, Trisha Gregory, Lindsey Hess, Chris Ivey, Taylor Ivey, Kelly Karakul, Ben Kosinski, William Kreitsek Jr., Winston Lapham ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jul 15»
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FarWestChina's Josh Summers on New Travel Guide and Life in …
My favorite landscape would be the view of Karakul Lake and Muztagata Mountain along the Karakoram Highway. Sitting beside the Kyrgyz ... «China Digital Times, Jul 15»
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Budding shepherd, 10, awarded heritage sheep
Representatives of the organization took her to a barn, gave her a pin and introduced Arianna to a 7-month-old female Karakul, which may be ... «News & Observer, Jun 15»
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Aesthetic concerns delay rebuild of failing pump station
Commissioner Kenn Karakul said the building is in a public area and should look “as most attractive as we can make it.” Added Commissioner ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jun 15»
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Architectural Commission chimes in again on cousins' gate dispute
“Our role here is not [to be] involved with this legal litigation,” said Commissioner Kenn Karakul, acting as chairman on a day when the board ... «Palm Beach Daily News, Jun 15»
10
Literacy to be on agenda of UCC national conference
Also, Kurt Karakul, executive director of the Third Federal Foundation, will talk about the steps that the P-16 coalition is taking to make sure all ... «WKYC-TV, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Karakul [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karakul>. Apr 2020 ».
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