burbuqe

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *burburqe, pluralized form of *burbuk, a formation with root doubling, from Proto-Indo-European *bher- 'to roar, buzz' (onomatopoeic). Compare Ancient Greek πεμφρηδών (pemphrēdṓn, kind of wasp), Sanskrit [script?] (bȕmbar, bumblebee) and Lithuanian barbė́ti (clang, clink).

Noun[edit]

burbuqe f

  1. ladybug
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