karpë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *karpā, from Proto-Indo-European *kerp- ‘to pluck’ (compare Lithuanian kar̃pas ‘hack, notch’, Swedish harv ‘harrow’, Ancient Greek karpós ‘fruit’); cf. also the name of the Carpathians.

Noun[edit]

karpë f

  1. rocky hill with sharp peak

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