giaurro

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English giaour, from Ottoman Turkish كاور(gāvur) (Turkish gavur), from Persian گاور(gâvor), a variant of گبر(gabr, infidel); see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒaˈur.ro/, [d͡ʒäˈur̺r̺o]
  • Rhymes: -urro
  • Hyphenation: gia‧ùr‧ro

Noun[edit]

giaurro m (plural giaurri, feminine giaurra)

  1. (derogatory) giaour