jargë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ergā, Proto-Indo-European *her-(e)-ĝ-. Close to Old Norse argr 'bad, evil, coward', Lithuanian aržùz (lusty), Avestan ərəzant (ərəzant, bad)[1].

Noun[edit]

jargë f

  1. spit, phlegm

References[edit]

  1. ^ “jargë” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 157