džabe

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish جبا (caba).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒâbeː/
  • Hyphenation: dža‧be

Adverb[edit]

džȁbē (Cyrillic spelling џа̏бе̄)

  1. (regional) for free
  2. (regional) very cheap
  3. (regional) futile

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Serbo-Croatian slang contains various variations of this word, such as , džab-džabe оr džabalesku. It is used in proverbs such as što je džabe i bogu je milo or za džabe nema ni kod babe and phrases such as džabe ste krečili.