кайгана

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either from Greek καίω(kaío, to burn) and αυγά(augá, eggs)[1] or a borrowing from Ottoman Turkish خاگینه(hâgîne), itself from Persian خاگینه(xâgine)[1]. Compare Serbo-Croatian ка̏јгана/kȁjgana.

Noun[edit]

кайгана ‎(kajganáf

  1. (obsolete, dialectal) omelette

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1979), “кайгана”, in Bǎlgarski etimologičen rečnik [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume II, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; the Greek origin proposed by acad. Stefan Mladenov is described as unconvincing, не е убедителен