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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dzwana, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwonos (compare Serbo-Croatian zvono ‘bell’, Armenian ձայն (jayn) ‘voice’).

Noun[edit]

 m (indefinite plural zëra, definite singular zëri, definite plural zërat)

  1. voice
  2. characterisic sound of something
  3. (figuratively) reputation
  4. (old) vote
  5. item (of goods, on a list), entry (in a ledger or dictionary)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Albanian zan, from Proto-Albanian *džeina, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰendʰe/o (compare English begin, Ancient Greek χανδάνω (khandánō) ‘to hold, contain’).

Verb[edit]

(first-person singular past tense zura, participle zënë)

  1. to take, occupy
  2. to grab, snatch, seize
  3. to catch
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