jorgovani

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ottoman Turkish ارغوانی(ergavani, erguvani), from Persian ارغوانی(arğavâni, purple). Compare jȍrgovān, adžùvān.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jorɡoʋǎːniː/
  • Hyphenation: jor‧go‧va‧ni

Adjective[edit]

jorgovánī m (Cyrillic spelling јоргова́нӣ) (indeclinable)

  1. lilac

References[edit]

  • Škaljić, Abdulah (1966) Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Sarajevo: Svjetlost, page 373