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|Serbo-Croat to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Serbo-Croat term or phrase: Seljak|
|Can you please define what "seljak" is? I've already asked my Serbian friends and they said that it is too hard to explain :(|
There are already 4 answers and I don't mean to turn this into a dissertation on "seljak" but I can't go along with the translation (or qualification) "unintelligent" (or its synonyms); it is rather somebody with low manners and/or speaking a non-standard dialect and/or considered to have no taste (eg in music or clothes).
And, of course, it also means "farmer", but that's probably not what you meant. If you want just one word for both meanings, perhaps "peasant" could serve the purpose, although I recognize it's less abusive than "seljak" can be.
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