hiljada

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χιλιάς (khiliás).

Noun[edit]

hȉljada f (Cyrillic spelling хи̏љада)

  1. thousand

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This Greek loanword is used chiefly in Bosnian and Serbian. Modern standard Croatian prefers the native Slavic term tìsuća, and hiljada is only used as stylistically marked in the language of literature or sometimes in informal speech.

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