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абдал

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

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NounEdit

абдал (abdálm

  1. fool, idiot, simpleton

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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

абдал (abdalm

  1. fool, idiot

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal, pauper, Dervish), whence Turkish aptal (idiot); see for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

абда́л (abdálm inan

  1. Abdal (a sect of Persian monks)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

абда́л (abdálm anim

  1. (dialectal) a fraud, crook

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

NounEdit

абдал m (Latin spelling abdal)

  1. fool, idiot
  2. naïf
  3. simpleton

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