папагал

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Вълнисто папагалче (Melopsittacus undulatus)
Червен ара (Ara macao)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Greek παπαγάλος (papagálos), of Arabic origin (see Arabic ببغاء(babḡāʾ)). Akin to the outdated English popinjay.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

папага́л (papagálm (related adjective папага́лов, diminutive папага́лче)

  1. parrot (tropical bird of family Psittacidae, native to Africa and America)
  2. (figuratively) copycat

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

  • какаду́ (kakadú, cockatoo) (parrot-like bird native to Australia and Austronesia)

References[edit]


Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek παπαγάλος (papagálos), of Arabic origin (see Arabic ببغاء(babḡāʾ)). Akin to the outdated English popinjay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [papaˈɡaɫ]
  • Hyphenation: па‧па‧гал

Noun[edit]

папага́л (papagálm (plural папага́ли, related adjective папага́лски, diminutive папага́лче)

  1. parrot (tropical bird species of order Psittaciformes, native to Africa and America)
  2. (figuratively) blabber, copycat

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • папагал” in Дигитален речник на македонскиот јазик (Digitalen rečnik na makedonskiot jazik) [Digital dictionary of the Macedonian language]