faj

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A formation from fal, or from Proto-Indo-European *spel 'to break'. Alternatively from Latin fallo (deceive), compare English fault.

Noun[edit]

faj m

  1. guilt, blame
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *spanja, related to Germanic *spannjan to tighten, with a secondary expressive gemination, to be compared with Old Norse spenna (to tighten)[1].

Verb[edit]

faj (first-person singular past tense fana, participle fanë)

  1. to fill, cram, surfeit
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References[edit]

  1. ^ “faj” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 93

Hungarian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

faj (plural fajok)

  1. race
  2. species

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