vangë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *uang-, from Proto-Indo-European *wen(H)g- (to be bent, curved). Cognate with Lithuanian vìngis (bow, crooking), Old High German wankōn (to shake, totter, stagger).[1]

Noun[edit]

vangë m (indefinite plural vangë, definite singular vangu, definite plural vangët)

  1. (rim) wheel, felloe
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997),p.408