BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *ščirъ.

NounEdit

щир (štirm

  1. amaranth (Amaranthus gen. et spp.)
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Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Gagauz: iştir
  • Romanian: știr
  • Ottoman Turkish: اشتیر(iştir), اشتر(iştir)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Greek στείρος (steíros).

AdjectiveEdit

щир (štir)

  1. (popular) infecund, not succeeding in getting children
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Further readingEdit

  • щир in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)