pehlivan

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pehlivan (plural pehlivans)

  1. A Turkish wrestler.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish pehlivan), from Persian پهلوان (pahlavân).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pexlǐʋaːn/
  • Hyphenation: peh‧li‧van

Noun[edit]

pehlìvān m (Cyrillic spelling пехлѝва̄н)

  1. (regional, Bosnia) tightrope walker, ropewalker
  2. (regional, Bosnia) acrobat
  3. (regional, Bosnia) wrestler
  4. (regional, Bosnia) exhibitionist (one who attempts to draw attention to himself or herself by his or her behavior)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?], from Persian پهلوان (pahlavân)

Noun[edit]

pehlivan (definite accusative pehlivanı, plural pehlivanlar)

  1. A yağlı güreş wrestler

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