Albanian

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  • (abbreviation): Alb.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French Albanien, from Old French albaneis, from Albanie (Albania), from Medieval Latin Albania, from Vulgar Latin *albanus (Albanian), from Ancient Greek Ἀλβανοί (Albanoí, a southern Illyrian tribe) (compare Old Albanian arbër, arbën 'Albanian')

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Albanian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Albania, the Albanian people or the Albanian language.
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Albanian (plural Albanians)

  1. A person from Albania or of Albanian descent.
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Albanian

  1. The languages spoken by the Albanian people, primarily spoken in Albania and Kosovo. (ISO language codes: alb/sqi/sq (Tosk), aln (Gheg), aat (Arvanitika), aae (Arbëresh))
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Etymology 2[edit]

From (Caucasian) Albania +‎ -ian

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Albanian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Caucasian Albania, to its people or language.
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Albanian (plural Albanians)

  1. An inhabitant of Caucasian Albania. Udi people are descended from them.
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Albanian

  1. The extinct Northeast Caucasian language once spoken by these people. Udi language is descended from it.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Albany +‎ -ian

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Albanian (comparative more Albanian, superlative most Albanian)

  1. (central New York) of or from the city of Albany, New York State

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Albanian (plural Albanians)

  1. (central New York) Someone from the city of Albany, New York State.

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Albanian

  1. Genitive singular form of Albania.