krënd

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Tosk variant of Gheg krand, from Proto-Albanian *ka-randa, from Proto-Indo-European *rendʰ- ‘to tear’ (compare English rend, Sanskrit rándhram ‘fissure, split’).

Noun[edit]

krënd m (indefinite plural krënde, definite singular krëndi, definite plural krëndet)

  1. tender thin branches cut up with leaves used for fodder for domestic animals
  2. dry thin brushwood used as tinder
  3. unshucked ear of corn

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