rrodhe

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Plurale tantum; plural of *rodhë, from Proto-Albanian *wrādzā, from Proto-Indo-European *u̯reh₂ǵʰ- (thorn) (compare Ancient Greek ῥᾱχός (rhākhós, thornbush; wattled fence), Lithuanian rǎžas (dry stalk, stubble; prong), Middle Irish fraig (needle)).

Noun[edit]

rrodhe f (definite singular rrodhja)

  1. burr
  2. burdock (Arctium)
  3. spiny cocklebur (Xanthium spinosum <= Xanthium italicum)
  4. (figuratively) pest, annoying person

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