šahin

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish شاهین (şâhîn), from Persian شاهین (šâhin), from Middle Persian. Akin to Šáhin and šahìndžija.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃǎːxin/
  • Hyphenation: ša‧hin

Noun[edit]

šáhin m (Cyrillic spelling ша́хин)

  1. falcon (trained for hunting)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • šahin” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 578