sihirbaz

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish sihirbaz).

Noun[edit]

sihirbaz m (Cyrillic spelling сихирбаз)

  1. (Bosnia) magician
    • 1966, Meša Selimović, Derviš i smrt:
      Pa se nasmijao i veselo mi gledajući u oci, rekao bez okolišenja: - Priznaj da nisi to htio da pitaš. - Pogađaš tuđe misli, kao sihirbaz.
      And he laughed and cheerfully looking into my eyes said bluntly: - Admit that this is not what you wanted to ask. - You read thoughts like a magician
    Synonym: čaròbnjāk

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سِحْر (siḥr) + Persian باز (bâz).

Noun[edit]

sihirbaz (definite accusative sihirbazı, plural sihirbazlar)

  1. magician (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic)
  2. wizard
  3. illusionist

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative sihirbaz
Definite accusative sihirbazı
Singular Plural
Nominative sihirbaz sihirbazlar
Definite accusative sihirbazı sihirbazları
Dative sihirbaza sihirbazlara
Locative sihirbazda sihirbazlarda
Ablative sihirbazdan sihirbazlardan
Genitive sihirbazın sihirbazların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular sihirbazım sihirbazlarım
2nd singular sihirbazın sihirbazların
3rd singular sihirbazı sihirbazları
1st plural sihirbazımız sihirbazlarımız
2nd plural sihirbazınız sihirbazlarınız
3rd plural sihirbazları sihirbazları

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