sirotan

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sirot +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

siròtān m

  1. orphan
  2. (figuratively) the one who isn't capable of anything, which knows nothing, or is of low possibilities
  3. a pathetic, miserable or poor person

Synonyms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

  • 1920/1921, A. B. Šimić, Sunce siromaha:
    Kroz siromaštvo samo sja crvenim žarom
    - to jedino sunce sirotana -
    bol nebrojenih vječno svježih rana