гайда

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EtymologyEdit

Wanderword probably from Ladino, cognate with modern Spanish gaita, Basque gaita, Portuguese gaita. Loaned also into Macedonian гајда (gajda), Serbo-Croatian га̑јде pl, Greek γκάιντα (gkáinta), Turkish gayda, Arabic غَيْطَة(ḡayṭa).

False cognate with native Bulgarian га́я pf (gája), га́кам pf (gákam), га́ювам impf (gájuvam, to squawk, to caw) (dialectal, of onomatopoeic origin) and further with Lithuanian gáida (melody).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

га́йда (gájdaf (related adjective га́йден, diminutive гайди́ца)

  1. bagpipe

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • гайда in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • гайда in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)