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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Yakut, Russian
Scripts Саха(Yakut, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /sa.ˈxa/(Yakut) /sɐ.ˈxa/(Russian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the name of the Sakha (Yakut) people, which is derived from Turkic jaka meaning "collar, edge". This is the name of a Russian federal republic also known as Yakutia.
Added 5/22/2016 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL