vatër

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ōtar, from Sarmato-Alanic *ātar (fire) (compare Ossetian арт (art), Persian آذر (âzar)). Latin ātrium (entry hall), believed to be of Etruscan origin, might suggest also an ancient Balkan or Mediterrean source.

Noun[edit]

vatër f (indefinite plural vatra, definite singular vatra)

  1. fireplace, fireside, hearth
  2. (figuratively) home, family circle
  3. small plot of ground
  4. (geometry) focal point
  5. (anatomy) nerve center
  6. (medicine) focus, hotbed

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