llap

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lap-, from Proto-Indo-European *lh2p- 'to lick, lap'. Cognate to Ancient Greek λάπτω (láptō, to sip, lap) and Armenian lap‘em (lap‘em, to lick)[1].

Verb[edit]

llap (first-person singular past tense llapë, participle llapur)

  1. to sip, lap, swallow, eat greedily
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References[edit]

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