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Meaning of "yurt" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YURT

From Russian yurta, of Turkic origin; compare Turkish yurt abode, home.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YURT

yurt  [jʊət] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YURT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yurt 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 YURT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Yurt

A yurt is a portable, bent dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia as their home. The structure comprises a crown or compression wheel, usually steam bent, supported by roof ribs which are bent down at the end where they meet the lattice wall. The top of the wall is prevented from spreading by means of a tension band which opposes the force of the roof ribs. The structure is usually covered by layers of fabric and sheep's wool felt for insulation and weatherproofing.

Definition of yurt in the English dictionary

The definition of yurt in the dictionary is a circular tent consisting of a framework of poles covered with felt or skins, used by Mongolian and Turkic nomads of E and central Asia.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YURT


deciduate
dɪˈsɪdjʊət
Hanepoot
ˈhɑːnəˌpʊət
nongraduate
ˌnɒnˈɡrædʒʊət
poort
pʊət
Roodepoort
ˈruːdəˌpʊət
Stewart
ˈstjʊət
Stuart
ˈstjʊət
Udmurt
ˈʊdmʊət

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YURT

yup
Yupik
yuppie
yuppie disease
yuppie flu
yuppiedom
yuppieish
yuppification
yuppified
yuppifies
yuppify
yuppy
yupster
Yurev
Yurp
yutz
Yuzovka
yuzu

WORDS THAT END LIKE YURT

circuit court
court
curt
district court
divorce court
Erfurt
Federal court
Frankfurt
go to court
High Court
hurt
juvenile court
Klagenfurt
out of court
out-of-court
superior court
Supreme Court
tennis court
yoghurt
yogurt

Synonyms and antonyms of yurt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yurt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YURT

Find out the translation of yurt to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yurt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yurt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蒙古包
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yurta
570 millions of speakers

English

yurt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yurt
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يورت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

юрта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yurt
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Yurt
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yourte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yurt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jurte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パオ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

몽고 유목민의 천막 집
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yurt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yurt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Yurt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Yurt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yurt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

yurta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jurta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

юрта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Yurt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yurt
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Yurt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jurta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yurt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yurt

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YURT»

The term «yurt» is very widely used and occupies the 19.486 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YURT» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YURT»

Discover the use of yurt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yurt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Complete Yurt Handbook
Part One of the book delves into the history of the yurt and the principles behind its construction, and explores modern life in a Mongolian ger and the culture and etiquette of ger living.
Paul King, 2001
2
Yurts: Living in the Round
When Becky gives advice through the pages of this book, it is as an insider, someone who has made mistakes and knows the potential pitfalls as well as the sheer joy of living in a beautiful round space.
Becky Kemery, 2006
3
A bad spell in Yurt
Newly appointed Royal Wizard Daimbert, learning his king is under a fatal spell, must find out who in the castle has been practicing black magic--the young queen, her flighty aunt, the royal heir, or Daimbert's own predecessor
C. Dale Brittain, Brittain, 1991
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Mongolian Cloud Houses: How to Make a Yurt and Live Comfortably
Written for those interested in alternative lifestyles, outdoor living, camping, and do-it-yourself projects, this lively book recounts the author's experiences building his first yurt.
Dan Frank Kuehn, 2006
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Backpacker
The Mongols might be surprised if they could see how Making tracks: Builder- operator Doug MacLennan shows how it's done in the deep January powder surrounding Neff Mountain Yurt. their portable structures have been improved and put ...
6
Colorado Hut to Hut: Southern region
HINSDALE HAUTE ROUTE 12 Jon Wilson Memorial Yurt 12a. Cebolla Creek TH to Jon Wilson Memorial Yurt 13 Rambouillet Yurt 13a. Jon Wilson Memorial Yurt to Rambouillet Yurt via West Fork of Cebolla Creek 13b. Jon Wilson Memorial ...
‎2000
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Citizenship and Identity in Turkey: From Atatürk's Republic ...
14. Cited in Füsun Üstel, Yeni Yüzyıl, 24 April 1996. Muallim Abdülbaki, Yurt Bilgisi (İstanbul: Maarif ve Şark Kitaphaneleri, 1927–1928), p. 78. Kazım Sevinç, Türk Yavrularına Yurt Bilgisi: Sınıf 5 (İstanbul: Ekspres Matbaası, 1931–1932), p. 10.
Basak Ince, Başak İnce, 2012
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The Origin of the Indo-Iranians
The name for yurt in Iranian is alachik or chador, Khazari khanai khyrga, Turkish oi, gara- oi. Its walls are made of separate folding lattices (in Turkish tarem, kanat ), plaited from twigs, reed or strips of wood (sagana), bound with straps.
Elena Efimovna Kuzʹmina, James P. Mallory, 2007
9
The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: adaptation to closed ...
ORGANIZATION OF REPRODUCTIVE AND HERD MANAGEMENT UNITS The Oey The smallest independent herding unit in Kirghiz society is the oey, the physical structure of a yurt (the Kirghiz house) and the group of people living in it.
M. Nazif Shahrani, 2013
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Backpacker
Ten paved downhill miles and three more on easy gravel would have brought us, sweatless, to Grass Creek Yurt. That's why guides Kristi Dahl and Eric Stone aimed us instead at three miles along an alpine ditch, then jolted us— screaming — ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YURT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yurt is used in the context of the following news items.
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Brown University unveils 3D virtual-reality room
It was the first day of public life for the Yurt, Brown University's immersive 3-D virtual-reality room. The $2.5 million facility, unveiled last month, is one of the most ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
2
Modern Living: How To Stop Paying Rent And Live In A Yurt
In fact, the Chicago Reader recently posted an interview with a Chicago woman who lives in a yurt in an abandoned lot. For the uninitiated who don't know what ... «Chicagoist, Apr 15»
3
Yurts offer young Canadians simple way of living
Larivee, owner of a 100-acre homestead, started building yurts in 2008 due to his interest in alternative and sustainable living. He lived in one in 2010, and now ... «CBC.ca, Apr 15»
4
Gumtree: Mongolian Yurt for sale - now you can live the tribe life for …
If you're fed up of city living and want to pack it all in, one Gumtree seller can make your dreams come true. Mongolian Yurts - also known at Gers - have been ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
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Comment on Proposed Summer Use of Pioneer Yurt
Sun Valley Trekking wants to offer summer use at the Pioneer Yurt during non-snow months. Currently one Sun Valley Trekking yurt, Coyote, is available for ... «Twin Falls Times-News, Mar 15»
6
Even in the frozen North, a yurt's so good
“I don't want us to operate under the delusion that we're saving the planet by living in a yurt,” John said. “For me, it's just fun to problem-solve our daily lives.”. «Washington Times, Jan 15»
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Christmas in a yurt on Oregon coast is a unique experience
(AP) - The only problem with spending Christmas Eve in a yurt is attempting to explain to your children where, exactly, jolly old Saint Nicholas is going to deposit ... «Washington Times, Dec 14»
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A merry 'yurt-mas' on Oregon's coast
Size: Yurts in state parks are 16 feet in diameter with 10-foot high ceilings. They're furnished with a bunk bed that sleeps three and a fold-out couch that sleeps ... «The Missoulian, Dec 14»
9
Yurt Atayün requests concrete evidence for espionage charges
Former İstanbul counterterrorism unit chief Yurt Atayün, who was placed under arrest in July as part of an operation against the police force, has called on those ... «Today's Zaman, Nov 14»
10
Yurt alert in Minnesota!
What's a yurt? You'll soon be able to find out at three Minnesota state parks. Within the next month, yurts will be available for rent. Yurts are insulated canvas tent ... «KARE, Oct 14»

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