shuaj

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly a derivative of shuj 'to be silent, to hush', thus originally meaning to 'bring to silence, to suppress', cognate to Greek σβέννυμι (sbénnumi, to quench). Alternatively from Latin subjugāre, with loss of the two intervocalic voiced stops.[1]

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shuaj (first-person singular past tense shova, participle shuajtur)

  1. I erase, I delete.
  2. I quell.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ V. Orel, A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language (Koninklijke Brill, Leiden 2000, page 445