dželat

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See also: dzēlāt and dzeļat

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish cellat), from Persian جلاد, from Arabic جَلَّاد (jallād), from verbal root جلد (to flagellate, whip).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒělaːt/
  • Hyphenation: dže‧lat

Noun[edit]

džèlāt m (Cyrillic spelling џѐла̄т)

  1. hangman
  2. executioner
  3. (figuratively) oppressor

Declension[edit]