rakija

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Borrowed from Serbo-Croatian rakija/ракија, from Ottoman Turkish راقی(rakı), assumed from Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq, sweat; wine) (as rakija or wine vapor drops are similar to drops of sweat).

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rakija (countable and uncountable, plural rakijas)

  1. A strong distilled alcoholic beverage made from various fruits, varieties of which (such as slivovitz) are found across the Balkans and the Mediterranean. (Compare brandy.)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish راقی(rakı), from Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq, sweat; wine).

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  • IPA(key): /rǎkija/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ki‧ja

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ràkija f (Cyrillic spelling ра̀кија)

  1. (uncountable) rakija

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