абдал

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

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Noun[edit]

абдал (abdálm

  1. fool, idiot, simpleton

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

абдал (abdalm

  1. fool, idiot

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal, pauper, Dervish), whence Turkish aptal (idiot); see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

абда́л (abdálm inan

  1. Abdal (a sect of Persian monks)

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Noun[edit]

абда́л (abdálm anim

  1. (dialectal) a fraud, crook

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic ابدال (abdāl), plural of بدل (bádal, a substitute), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

Noun[edit]

абдал m (Latin spelling abdal)

  1. fool, idiot
  2. naïf
  3. simpleton

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