See also: şahin and Şahin

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish شاهین(şâhîn), from Persian شاهین(šâhin), from Middle Persian. Akin to Šáhin and šahìndžija.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃǎːxin/
  • Hyphenation: ša‧hin

NounEdit

šáhin m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ша́хин)

  1. falcon (trained for hunting)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • šahin” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 578