абдал

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ابدال(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال(abdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

абда́л (abdálm

  1. (low colloquial) fool, idiot, simpleton
    Synonyms: глупак (glupak), глупец (glupec), тъпак (tǎpak), идиот (idiot), малоумник (maloumnik)

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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ابدال(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال(abdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈabdaɫ]
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NounEdit

абдал (abdalm

  1. fool, idiot

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ReferencesEdit

  • Belčev, Tole (2016), “абдал”, in Речник на турцизми, архаизми, дијалектизми и ретко употребувани зборови во македонскиот јазик [Dictionary of Turkisms, Archaisms, Dialectisms and Rarely Used Words in the Macedonian Language] (in Macedonian), Štip: UGD, →ISBN, page 14

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

абда́л (abdálm inan (genitive абда́ла, uncountable)

  1. Abdal (a sect of Persian monks)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

абда́л (abdálm anim (genitive абда́ла, nominative plural абда́лы, genitive plural абда́лов)

  1. (dialectal) a fraud, crook
    Synonyms: обма́нщик (obmánščik), оба́им (obáim)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ابدال(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال(abdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace).

NounEdit

абдал m (Latin spelling abdal)

  1. fool, idiot
  2. naïf
  3. simpleton

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