abdal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبْدَال(ʾabdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute; a good, religious man; saint), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace)

Noun[edit]

abdal (plural abdals)

  1. A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبْدَال(ʾabdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute; a good, religious man; saint), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑbˈdɑɫ]
  • Hyphenation: ab‧dal

Noun[edit]

abdal (definite accusative abdalı, plural abdallar)

  1. an ignorant person, blockhead
    Synonyms: sərsəri, avara, dərbədər
  2. (archaic) dervish
    Synonym: dərviş

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

abdal m (plural abdais)

  1. Alternative form of abdalá

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ابدال(abdal, aptal) (whence Turkish abdal), from Arabic أَبْدَال(ʾabdāl), plural of بَدَل(badal, a substitute), from بَدَلَ(badala, to replace).

Noun[edit]

abdal m (Cyrillic spelling абдал)

  1. fool, idiot
  2. naïf
  3. simpleton

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Further reading[edit]

  • abdal” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abdal (definite accusative abdalı, plural abdallar)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • abdal in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu