абдал

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish ابدال ‎(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال ‎(abdāl), plural of بَدَل ‎(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ ‎(badala, to replace).

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Noun[edit]

абда́л ‎(abdálm

  1. fool, idiot, simpleton

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish ابدال ‎(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال ‎(abdāl), plural of بَدَل ‎(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ ‎(badala, to replace).

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Noun[edit]

абдал ‎(abdalm

  1. fool, idiot

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish ابدال ‎(abdal, aptal, pauper, Dervish), whence Turkish aptal ‎(idiot); see for more.

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Noun[edit]

абда́л ‎(abdálm inan ‎(genitive абда́ла, uncountable)

  1. Abdal (a sect of Persian monks)

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Noun[edit]

абда́л ‎(abdálm anim ‎(genitive абда́ла, nominative plural абда́лы)

  1. (dialectal) a fraud, crook

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish ابدال ‎(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish aptal, abdal), from Arabic اَبْدَال ‎(abdāl), plural of بَدَل ‎(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ ‎(badala, to replace).

Noun[edit]

абдал m ‎(Latin spelling abdal)

  1. fool, idiot
  2. naïf
  3. simpleton

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