bërrakë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation from birë, with similar -r- > -rr- change as in bërryl[1]. Related to Greek βράγος (vrágos, shallows).

Noun[edit]

bërrakë f (indefinite plural bërraka, definite singular bërraka, definite plural bërrakat)

  1. muddy pool, pond, swamp
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References[edit]

  1. ^ “bërrakë” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 23