Bulgarian

[ buhl-gair-ee-uh n, boo l- ]
/ bʌlˈgɛər i ən, bʊl- /

noun

Also Bulgar. a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria.
a Slavic language, the language of Bulgaria. Abbreviation: Bulg., Bulg

adjective

of or relating to Bulgaria, its people, or their language.

Origin of Bulgarian

First recorded in 1545–55; Bulgari(a) + -an

Related forms

pro-Bul·gar·i·an, adjective, nounpseu·do-Bul·gar·i·an, adjective, noun
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Bulgarian

/ (bʌlˈɡɛərɪən, bʊl-) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Bulgaria, its people, or their language

noun

the official language of Bulgaria, belonging to the S Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Bulgaria
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