thjerë

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ϑi)ϑer-, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱiḱer- 'pea(s)'. Cognate to Ancient Greek κριός (kriós, chick-pea) and Old Armenian սիսեռն (siseṙn, chick-pea)[1].

Noun[edit]

thjerë m

  1. lentil
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.398