merhaba

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish مرحبا (merhaba), from Arabic مرحبا (marħában), from the root verb رحب (ráħiba, to be wide), and رحب (ráħħaba, to make welcome, to receive graciously).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mêrxaːba/
  • Hyphenation: mer‧ha‧ba

InterjectionEdit

mȅrhāba (Cyrillic spelling ме̏рха̄ба)

  1. (used by Bosnian Muslims) hello

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مرحبا (marħában), from the root verb رحب (ráħiba, to be wide), and رحب (ráħħaba, to make welcome, to receive graciously).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /məɾhaba/, /mɛɾaba/, /məɾhabaː/

InterjectionEdit

merhaba

  1. hello, hi
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 00:54