latë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *laptā, from Proto-Indo-European *leh2p- 'to be flat, even; shovel'. Cognate to Lithuanian lopetà (shovel) and Old Prussian lopto (spade)[1].

Noun[edit]

latë f (indefinite plural latë, definite singular lata, definite plural latët)

  1. (kind of) hatchet, axe, chopper
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997