abrakadabra

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abracadabra.

Noun[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra (said by someone doing magic or magical trick)
    Synonyms: simsalabim, čáry máry

Further reading[edit]

  • abrakadabra in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑbrɑkɑdɑbrɑ/, [ˈɑbrɑkɑˌdɑbrɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbrɑ
  • Syllabification: ab‧ra‧ka‧dab‧ra

Noun[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra (complicated technical or other jargon)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abrakadabra (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative abrakadabra abrakadabrat
genitive abrakadabran abrakadabrojen
partitive abrakadabraa abrakadabroja
illative abrakadabraan abrakadabroihin
singular plural
nominative abrakadabra abrakadabrat
accusative nom. abrakadabra abrakadabrat
gen. abrakadabran
genitive abrakadabran abrakadabrojen
abrakadabrainrare
partitive abrakadabraa abrakadabroja
inessive abrakadabrassa abrakadabroissa
elative abrakadabrasta abrakadabroista
illative abrakadabraan abrakadabroihin
adessive abrakadabralla abrakadabroilla
ablative abrakadabralta abrakadabroilta
allative abrakadabralle abrakadabroille
essive abrakadabrana abrakadabroina
translative abrakadabraksi abrakadabroiksi
instructive abrakadabroin
abessive abrakadabratta abrakadabroitta
comitative abrakadabroineen
Possessive forms of abrakadabra (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person abrakadabrani abrakadabramme
2nd person abrakadabrasi abrakadabranne
3rd person abrakadabransa

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra (used by performing magician to indicate the moment of performing a magical trick or illusion)

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abracadabra, a word used in magical writings, of uncertain origin, possibly from Thracian. Perhaps related to Abraxas (a Gnostic deity), and with various Aramaic or Hebrew terms, such as עברא כדברא(avra kedavra, literally what was said has come to pass), עַבְדָא כְּדַברָא(avda kedavara, literally what was said has been done); ארבע-אחד-ארבע‎ (arba-eḥad-arba, literally “four-one-four”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑːbrakaˈdɑːbra/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːbra
  • Hyphenation: ab‧ra‧ka‧dab‧ra

Noun[edit]

abrakadabra n (definite singular abrakadabraet, indefinite plural abrakadabra, definite plural abrakadabraa or abrakadabraene)

  1. abracadabra (magic formula where the first line contains these letters)
  2. (colloquial) magic potion, patent solution
    • 2009 September 6, Aftenposten, page 3:
      tviler … på at det finnes et abrakadabra for Midtøsten
      … doubts that there is an abracadabra for the Middle East
  3. abracadabra (mumbo-jumbo; obscure language or technicalities; jargon.)
    • 1879, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Det ny System, page 156:
      her blev et abracadabra uden øren-lyd over al verden
      here became an abracadabra without ear-sound all over the world
    • 2000, Arild Nyquist, Sølvfiskene, page 19:
      de snakker et kaudervelsk abrakadabra
      they speak an uninteligible abracadabra

Interjection[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra (used to indicate that a magic trick or other illusion has been performed.)
    • 1852, Henrik Wergeland, Samlede Skrifter II,5, page 340:
      abrakadabra! Styrt i støvet! Der kommer skyen tilbage af sig selv paa min kommando
      abracadabra! Steered in the dust! The cloud comes back by itself at my command
    Abrakadabra! Der lå den forsvunne hjerterkongen
    Abracadabra! There lay the missing King of Hearts
    Synonyms: simsalabim, hokus pokus

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin abracadabra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abrakadabra

  1. abracadabra! (used by performing magician to indicate the moment of performing a magical trick or illusion)
    Synonyms: hokus-pokus, czary-mary

Noun[edit]

abrakadabra f

  1. abracadabra (complicated technical or other jargon)

Declension[edit]

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