gibanica

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian gìbanica/гѝбаница, from gíbati/ги́бати (to sway, rock, swing; fold), originally meaning "folded pie".

Noun[edit]

gibanica (plural gibanicas)

  1. A traditional dish from the Balkans made from filo pastry and white cheese.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 976:
      They sat eating gibanica and sardines and drinking some herbal grappa called kadulja.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gib, gibati, originally meaning "folded pie".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡǐbanit͡sa/
  • Hyphenation: gi‧ba‧ni‧ca

Noun[edit]

gìbanica f (Cyrillic spelling гѝбаница)

  1. gibanica

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • gibanica” in Hrvatski jezični portal