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    pollex
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    Arabic loanwords in Slavic languages are mostly Arabic words borrowed indirectly from Turkic languages.

    #474703

    pollex
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    бисер (bg, ru) – “beads”
    from Arabic “bursa” – “glass grains”

    #475098

    pollex
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    Slavic:
    магазин (ru, ua, bg) – “shop”

    Arabic:
    máχzan – “warehouse”

    #475121

    Carmen Presley
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    • <i>badem</i>, “almond”, from Persian <i>bādām</i> via Turkish
    • <i>baksuz</i>, “bad luck”, from Turkish
    #475129

    pollex
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    @jusback
    This topic is dedicated to Arabic loanwords.
    For Iranian loanwords there is another topic: Iranian loanwords in Slavic languages

    badem, baksuz – it’s in what language? Serbian?

    #475134

    Carmen Presley
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    @jusback

    You are right, it’s Serbian.

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