kurriz

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈriz/, [kʊˈriz]

Etymology[edit]

From *kurr and suffix -iz, from Proto-Albanian *kurna, from Proto-Indo-European *k(ʷ)or(H)- (compare Latvian cęrs ‘stump, knotty root’, Serbo-Croatian kȍrijen ‘root’). By analogy of a root (taproot) with the spine.

Noun[edit]

kurriz m (indefinite plural kurrizë, definite singular kurrizi, definite plural kurrizët)

  1. (anatomy) back; spine

Declension[edit]