derr

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *darja, from *ǵʰorjos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰers ~ *ǵʰr̥s ‘rough, bristly’ (compare Latin horrere ‘to bristle, tremble’, Greek χοίρος (choíros) ‘pig’).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛr/
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Noun[edit]

derr m (indefinite plural derra)

  1. pig

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leidin: Brill, 1998), 61.
  2. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997), 131–2.