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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چراق (çırak), from Persian چراغ (čerâgh).

NounEdit

чирак (čirákm

  1. apprentice, student

InflectionEdit


MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چراق (çırak), from Persian چراغ (čerâgh).

NounEdit

чирак (čirakm

  1. apprentice

InflectionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چراغ (çirâg, çerâg), from Persian چراغ (čerâgh, lamp, light, wick).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʃǐraːk/
  • Hyphenation: чи‧рак

NounEdit

чѝра̄к m (Latin spelling čìrāk)

  1. (regional) candlestick
  2. (regional) official, clerk
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish چراق (çırak), from Persian چراغ (čerâgh). Akin to чира̀клук.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʃǐraːk/
  • Hyphenation: чи‧рак

NounEdit

чѝра̄к m (Latin spelling čìrāk)

  1. (regional) apprentice, student, pupil
  2. (regional) servant
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • чирак”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 177
  • чирак”, in Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 6, Друго фототипско издање edition, Нови Сад, Загреб: Матица српска, Матица хрватска, 1967–1976, published 1990, page 882
  • Речник српскога језика (2007, Прво издање), Нови Сад: Матица српска, page 1517