shpejt

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Either from shpjertë[1], or continuing Proto-Indo-European *spē-, *spʰē- (to prosper, turn out well). Compare Greek σπεύδω (spévdo, to hasten, make haste), σπέρχομαι (spérchomai, to rush), Dutch spoed (haste; speed), English speed.

Adverb[edit]

shpejt

  1. quickly, fast
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Çabej, E. 1976a. Studime Gjuhësore II, Studime Etimologjike në Fushë të Shqipes, A-O. Prishtinë: Rilindja, pp.147-148