sirotan

See also: ŝirotan

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sìrot +‎ -an.

NounEdit

siròtān m (Cyrillic spelling сиро̀та̄н)

  1. orphan
    Synonym: sìroče
  2. (figuratively) the one who isn't capable of anything, which knows nothing, or is of low possibilities
  3. a pathetic, miserable or poor person

DeclensionEdit

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QuotationsEdit

  • 1920/1921, A. B. Šimić, Sunce siromaha:
    Kroz siromaštvo samo sja crvenim žarom<br>
    - to jedino sunce sirotana -
    bol nebrojenih vječno svježih rana

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