merhaba

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish مرحبا (merhaba), from Arabic مرحبا (marħában), from the root verb رحب (ráħiba, to be wide), and رحب (ráħħaba, to make welcome, to receive graciously).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mêrxaːba/
  • Hyphenation: mer‧ha‧ba

Interjection[edit]

mȅrhāba (Cyrillic spelling ме̏рха̄ба)

  1. (used by Bosnian Muslims) hello

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مرحبا (marħában), from the root verb رحب (ráħiba, to be wide), and رحب (ráħħaba, to make welcome, to receive graciously).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /məɾhaba/, /mɛɾaba/, /məɾhabaː/

Interjection[edit]

merhaba

  1. hello, hi