czar dases

czardas

[chahr-dahsh]
noun
a Hungarian national dance in two movements, one slow and the other fast.
Also, csardas.


Origin:
1855–60; < Hungarian csárdás, equivalent to csárda wayside tavern (< Serbo-Croatian čcȁrdāk orig., watchtower < Turkish < Persian chārtāk four-cornered room; čār four + tāk vault) + -s adj. suffix; earlier csárdák was analyzed as csárda + -k plural suffix

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czardas (ˈtʃɑːdæʃ)
 
n
1.  a Hungarian national dance of alternating slow and fast sections
2.  a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
 
[from Hungarian csárdás]

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