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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian palanca (fortress with fence), from Latin phalanx, from Ancient Greek φάλαγξ (phálanx, trunk).[1].

NounEdit

паланка (palankaf

  1. (archaic) a small town, a big village

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 'Duridanov I., Račeva M., Todorov T., editors (1996), “паланка”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume V, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 21

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish پلنقه(palanka).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǎlaːnka/
  • Hyphenation: па‧лан‧ка

NounEdit

па̀ла̄нка f (Latin spelling pàlānka)

  1. a small town on the Balkans
  2. a type of wooden fortress on the roads of Ottoman Empire built for the protection of travelers

DeclensionEdit