drahoma

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Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Greek τράχωμα (tráchoma, dowry given in money), from Byzantine Greek τραχύ (trakhú, trachy, a kind of Byzantine silver coin, literally rough, eneven), neuter of τραχύς (trakhús, rough, eneven), referring to the concavity of the coins.

Noun[edit]

drahoma (definite accusative drahomayı, plural drahomalar)

  1. (for Christians and Jews in Turkey) property or payment given by a wife to a husband at the time of marriage, dowry.

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