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softa

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish softa (theology student).

NounEdit

softa (plural softas)

  1. (Islam) A religious student, especially in Turkey
    • 1896: The softas, concerning whose exploits we have heard so much of late, are the theological students who wish to become ulemas, or, literally, learned men. — Eliakim Littell and Robert S. Littell (1896), Living Age, volume 208, p. 330.
  2. (by extension) A fanatic adherent, blind follower

TranslationsEdit


FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English software.

NounEdit

softa

  1. (computing, jargon) software

Etymology 2Edit

From Turkish softa (theology student).

NounEdit

softa

  1. softa
DeclensionEdit

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

softa (definite accusative softası, plural softalar)

  1. (Islam) A student of theology
  2. (by extension) A fanatic adherent, blind follower, person who is zealously enthusiastic for some cause, especially in religion
  3. (by extension) A backwards-minded person