sevdalinka

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Serbo-Croatian sevdalinka, from Turkish sevda.

Noun[edit]

sevdalinka (countable and uncountable, plural sevdalinkas)

  1. (uncountable) A traditional genre of folk music from Bosnia and Herzegovina, also popular in the ex-Yugoslavia region.
  2. (countable) A piece composed in this style.

Translations[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (sevdalı) (compare Turkish sevdalı). Akin to sèvdāh, sevdàlija, sevdàluk, sèvdi, sèvdisati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seʋdǎliːnka/
  • Hyphenation: sev‧da‧lin‧ka

Noun[edit]

sevdàlīnka f (Cyrillic spelling севда̀лӣнка)

  1. sevdalinka

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • sevdalinka” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 562

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛvdɑˈliɳkɑ] or IPA(key): [sɛvdɑːˈliɳkɑ]

Noun[edit]

sevdalinka (definite accusative sevdalinkayı, plural sevdalinkalar)

  1. sevdalinka

Declension[edit]