hirrë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ksirā, from *ksiHr-neh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *ksiHróm ‘milk’ (compare Persian شیر (šir), Sinhalese කිරි (kiri)). Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *hīrā, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱiH-ro- (to dim, shimmer). Compare Old Norse skírr (clean, clear).

Noun[edit]

hirrë f

  1. whey