bërshen

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *eburusa, from Proto-Indo-European *eburisio (collective). Compare Old Irish ibar (yew)[1].

Noun[edit]

bërshen m (indefinite plural bërshena, definite singular bërsheni, definite plural bërshenat)

  1. English yew (Taxus baccata)
  2. stinking juniper (Juniperus foetidissima)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill , Leiden 2000, pp.257