Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *žalьba. Morphologically equivalent to жал (žal, sorrow, grief) +‎ -ба (-ba).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒa̟ɫbɐ]
  • (file)

Noun edit

жа́лба (žálbaf

  1. complaint, lament
    Synonyms: опла́кване (oplákvane), тъ́жба (tǎ́žba)
  2. (poetic, obsolete, uncountable) sorrow, pity

Declension edit

Alternative forms edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  • жалба”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • жалба”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

Macedonian edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

жалба (žalbaf (relational adjective жалбен)

  1. complaint

Declension edit

Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʒǎlba/
  • Hyphenation: жал‧ба

Noun edit

жа̀лба f (Latin spelling žàlba)

  1. complaint

Declension edit