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English

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Yaks in Tibet

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From the Tibetan (gyagk).

Noun

Singular
yak

Plural
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yak ({{{1}}})
  1. An ox-like mammal native to the Himalayas and Tibet with dark, long and silky hair a horse like tail and a full bushy mane.
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Etymology 2

Alternative spellings

Verb

Infinitive
to yak

Third person singular
yak

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
k

to yak (third-person singular simple present yak, present participle k, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To talk, particularly informally.
  2. To vomit, usually as a result of consuming alcohol.
Usage notes
  • This is subject to the typically Australian 'have-a-verb' syntactic construction, as in 'I had a yak last night'. But this does not qualify 'yak' to be nominal.

Noun

Singular
yak

Plural
{{{1}}}

yak ({{{1}}})
  1. A talk, particular an informal one.
  2. Vomit.
See also

Turkish

Verb

yak

  1. kindle (imperative)

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