darë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *daknā, from Proto-Indo-European *denḱ- 'to bite'. Cognate to Ancient Greek δάκνω (dáknō, to bite) and Old High German zanga (tongs). Gegh formation danë with secondarily rhotacized nasal[1].

Noun[edit]

darë f

  1. tongs
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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.122