Bulgarian edit

Чичикане на авлига

Etymology edit

Of onomatopoeic origin, from the call чи-чи (či-či, chirp-chirp) +‎ -о- (-o-) +‎ пей (pej, song).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃit͡ʃo̟ˈpɛj]

Noun edit

чичопе́й (čičopéjm

  1. (colloquial) pseudonym of golden orioles (corvoid songbird)
    Synonym: авли́га (avlíga)
  2. (rare, regional) pseudonym of chickadees (passerine songbird)
    Synonym: сини́гер (siníger)

Declension edit

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References edit

  • чичопей”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • чичопей”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010