balagan


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a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)

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by Boogie Balagan, comprising French-based musicians Azri and Gabri.
PalestIsraeli" duo Boogie Balagan blends Middle Eastern vibes with exhilarating rock'n roll to convey their message of peace and break down cultural, linguistic, and physical barriers in the Middle East.
One writer when queried at first denied the influence of Hebrew in his work, then wrote his inquirer, Norman Simms: "What would I, as an Israeli settler, do without Hebrew words, like chutzpah, balagan, and khamor to Enrich my English vocabulary?
They use one word again and again: balagan, a mess.
The balagan refers to Russian fairground theatre, which fascinated many Russian modernists with its puppet shows, bear dances, and colourful entertainments.
Endgame" centers on the brilliant chess master Arkady Balagan, who uses the skills that made him a world chess champion to solve crimes that mystify others.
Traumatized by the murder of his fiancee, Balagan has become a prisoner in his luxury Vancouver hotel.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets went on sale today for the West Coast premiere of Balagan, an acclaimed Las Vegas cirque-style extravaganza that will open the new Fantasy Springs Resort Casino's Special Events Center between Jan.