We crawled from the tent, but as yet could see nothing, whilst the yak began to low in a terrified manner.
He is called "yak" in Tibetan, and the name has been transferred to most European languages.
The Jogpa, in our mad flight, cut off a long lock of the yak's silky hair.
He told me about going for yak in the snow mountains south of Thibet.
Tsering rides past us with his yak caravan, and four Ladakis have stayed behind in the valley suffering from acute headache.
(217 f. 192b) yak qad-i-adm; de Courteille, brasse (fathom).
In Thibet the yak is, perhaps, the most useful animal to be found in the country.
At one of them sat two Tibetans cutting up a yak which had died.
The inner entrance is a gateway decorated with a yak's head and many Buddhist emblems.
Water was handy, but yak dung, our only fuel, was scarce and scanty.
"wild ox of central Asia," 1795, from Tibetan g-yag "male yak."
"laugh," 1938; "talk idly," 1950; echoic, perhaps of Yiddish origin.
[echoic, perhaps of Yiddish origin]
An exclamation of disgust: ''Those women on the PBS specials seem to love it.'' ''Yuck,'' Connie mugged (1969+)
A disgusting substance, person, or thing; someone or something nasty: precipitation in the form of rain, snow, and assorted other atmospheric yuck/ clean all the yecch out of her system/ Mario is an intellectually dishonest person. He's just yecch (1943+)
[perhaps echoic of gagging or vomiting]