karpuza

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish قارپوز(karpuz) (Turkish karpuz), from Persian خربزه(xarboze). Akin to karpūzī.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǎrpuza/
  • Hyphenation: kar‧pu‧za

NounEdit

kàrpuza f (Cyrillic spelling ка̀рпуза)

  1. (regional) melon

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Škaljić, Abdulah (1966) Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Sarajevo: Svjetlost, page 398