Цариград

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from цар (car, emperor) + град (grad, city), thus imperial city.

Proper noun[edit]

Цариград (Carigradm

  1. (dated) Istanbul

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ца̏р (emperor) + гра̑д (city), probably calqued after Ancient Greek expression Βασιλέως Πόλις (Basiléōs Pólis, the city of the emperor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsǎriɡraːd/
  • Hyphenation: Ца‧ри‧град

Proper noun[edit]

Ца̀ригра̄д m (Latin spelling Càrigrād)

  1. (uncountable, dated, language of literature) Istanbul

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