сюнгер

BulgarianEdit

 
Средиземноморски сюнгер (Spongia officinalis)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish سونگر(süñger, sponge) (whence Turkish sünger), a reflex of Byzantine Greek σφουγγάριον (sphoungárion). Distantly akin to native Bulgarian гъ́ба (gǎ́ba, fungus).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сю́нгер (sjúngerm

  1. (dialectal) sea sponge (asymetric basal animal of family Spongiidae)
    Synonym: во́дна гъ́ба (vódna gǎ́ba)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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