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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish meydan), from Persian میدان (meydân), from Arabic مَيْدَان (maydān).

NounEdit

мегдан (megdanm

  1. square
  2. open space

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?], from Persian میدان (meydân), from Arabic مَيْدَان (maydān).

NounEdit

мегдан (megdanm

  1. battlefield
  2. (archaic) square (open space)

InflectionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish meydan), from Persian میدان (meydân), from Arabic مَيْدَان (maydān). Compare мѐјда̄н.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /měɡdaːn/
  • Hyphenation: мег‧дан

NounEdit

мѐгда̄н m (Latin spelling mègdān)

  1. (historical) a type of competition in physical training organized in the medieval Balkans during the Ottoman Empire
  2. (regional, expressively, folk poetry and oral literature) battle, duel, fight

DeclensionEdit