тефтель

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Russian те́фтели (téfteli), from а Yiddish distortion of Romanian chifteluță, diminutive of chiftea, from Ottoman Turkish کوفته (Turkish köfte), from Persian کوفته (kufte, kofta); cognate with Bulgarian кюфте (kjufte), Serbo-Croatian ћуфтa, Armenian քյուֆթա (kʿyuftʿa), Azeri küftə, Arabic كفتة (kuftah), Greek κεφτές (keftés).

Noun[edit]

тефтель (teftelʹ)

  1. meatball, kofta