shtalbër

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *stalba, from Proto-Indo-European *stolb- (compare Old Norse stolpi 'beam, girder', Lithuanian stũlbas 'post, pole', Russian столб (stolb) 'id').[1]

Noun[edit]

shtalbër m

  1. wooden snare
  2. silk vine (Periploca)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 435.