dromcë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *drābnā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrew (to crumble, grind)[1], with diminutive suffix -icë, shaped similarly to grimcë (crumb, particle). Compare Old Church Slavonic [script?] (drobiti, crush, break, rupture, grind), Gothic gadraban (gadraban, cut out).

Noun[edit]

dromcë f (indefinite plural dromca, definite singular dromca, definite plural dromcat)

  1. crumb, particle
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Çabej, E. 1976a. Studime Gjuhësore I, Studime Etimologjike në Fushë të Shqipes, A-O. Prishtinë: Rilindja, pp.329-331