кайгана

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either from Greek καίω (kaíō, to burn) and αυγά (augá, eggs)[1] or from Ottoman Turkish [script?] (kaygana), itself from Persian خاگینه (xâgine)[1]. Compare Serbo-Croatian кајгана/kajgana.

Noun[edit]

кайгана (kajganáf

  1. (obsolete, dialectal) omelette

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “кайгана” in V. I. Georgiev et al. (eds.) (1971–), Bǎlgarski etimologičen rečnik [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary], Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, volume II; the Greek origin proposed by acad. Stefan Mladenov is described as unconvincing, не е убедителен