Czardas meaning

chär'däsh'
An intricate Hungarian dance characterized by variations in tempo.
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The music for this dance.
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An intricate Hungarian dance characterized by variations in tempo.
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The music for this dance.
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A Hungarian dance consisting of a slow section followed by a fast one.
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Music for this.
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The music for such a dance.
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Origin of czardas

  • Hungarian csárdás from csárda wayside tavern from Serbo-Croatian čardāk watchtower from Ottoman Turkish č;ārṭāk, čardak hut, pergola (equivalent to modern Turkish çardak) from Persian chār ṭāq from chahār ṭāq four-cornered vault chahār four (from Old Iranian cathwārō kwetwer- in Indo-European roots) ṭāq vault (from Arabic arch ṭwq in Semitic roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Hungarian csárdás from csárda wayside tavern from Serbo-Croatian čardāk watchtower from Ottoman Turkish č;ārṭāk, čardak hut, pergola (equivalent to modern Turkish çardak) from Persian chār ṭāq from chahār ṭāq four-cornered vault chahār four (from Old Iranian cathwārō kwetwer- in Indo-European roots) ṭāq vault (from Arabic arch ṭwq in Semitic roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Hungarian csárdás, adjectival form of csárda (“tavern”), from Turkish.
    From Wiktionary