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Translation Assistance => English->Modern Greek Translation Forum => Social Sciences => Topic started by: spiros on 14 Feb, 2019, 10:39:36

Title: comitadji -> κομιτατζής, κομίτης
Post by: spiros on 14 Feb, 2019, 10:39:36
Comitadji -> κομιτατζής, κομίτης

Komitadji, Comitadjis, or Komitas (Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian: Комити, Serbian Latin: Komiti, Romanian: Comitagiu, Greek: Κομιτατζής, plural: Κομιτατζήδες, Turkish: Komitacı, Albanian: Komit) means in Turkish a "committee members". It refers to members of rebel bands (chetas) operating in the Balkans during the final period of the Ottoman Empire. They fought against the Turkish authorities and were supported by the governments of the neighbouring states, especially of Bulgaria.