gërdhij

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *gradīnja, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrendʰ- (compare English grind, Lithuanian gréndžiu ‘to scrape, scratch’).[1]

Verb[edit]

gërdhij (first-person singular past tense gërdhiva, participle gërdhirë)

  1. to scratch

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill, Leiden 2000, pp. 251