megdan

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish meydan), from Persian میدان ‎(meydân), from Arabic مَيْدَان ‎(maydān). Compare mèjdān.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /měɡdaːn/
  • Hyphenation: meg‧dan

Noun[edit]

mègdān m ‎(Cyrillic spelling мѐгда̄н)

  1. (historical) a type of competition in physical training organized in the medieval Balkans during the Ottoman Empire
  1. (regional, expressively, folk poetry and oral literature) battle, duel, fight

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