bërsi

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *britśiā, attested in Illyrian brisa (husks of grapes). According to Pokorny (1:144), Latin brisa (husks of wine) is an Illyrian loanword.[1].

Noun[edit]

bërsi f

  1. pomace
  2. lees, dregs
  3. residual mash
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.98