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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic مَدْرَسَة‎ f (madrasa, school). The pronunciation of this word in many spoken varieties of Arabic has [æ] for underlying /a/, which explains the use of Russian е.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪdrɨˈsʲe] (phonetic respelling: медрэсе́)
  • IPA(key): [mʲɪdrɨˈsɛ] (phonetic respelling: медрэсэ́)

NounEdit

медресе́ (medrɛsé, medrɛsɛ́n inan (indeclinable)

  1. (Islam) madrasah (an Islamic school)