baraba

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Barabbas, which in turn comes from Greek Βαραββᾶς. Ultimately from Aramaic בּר אבא (bar ʾabbā, son of the father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /barǎba/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ra‧ba

Noun[edit]

baràba m, f (Cyrillic spelling бара̀ба)

  1. ruffian, scoundrel
  2. villain, bandit, thug

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