Hello, I just ran across the Ukrainian word мартин in the dictionary which says it means seagull. What is the difference between the word чайка and мартин? And what is the origin of the word мартин? The male name Martin? Thanks.
Màrtin also exists in Croatian with the meaning of "sea gull". Can't find any details on its etymology. There's also the compound smrdljivi martin ("stink bug") for which i'm not sure if it has any relation with it.