afat

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation from Proto-Albanian *apo-t-is, based on Proto-Indo-European *apo- 'away, off', whith the labial plosive followed by back vowel yielding -f- (cf.avull), and -is-, as well as -os-, yielding zero in unstressed position. Cognate to Germanic *aftiz 'again, in Old English eftesoons (again, soon), English after. Related to afër.

Noun[edit]

afat m (indefinite plural afate, definite singular afati, definite plural afatet)

  1. period, deadline
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