çerdhe

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singularized plural form of *çerdhë, either from ç + herdhe, from dialectal çuherdhe (cf. çubardhë, çafurde etc.), attested in Gazulli as quherdhe, or from Proto-Albanian *škerdā, earlier *skarda, possibly reflected in the first part of the Illyrian proper name Skerdilaidas.

Noun[edit]

çerdhe f (indefinite plural çerdhet, definite singular çerdhja)

  1. nest
  2. (figuratively) family home
  3. day nursery, nursery school, daycare
  4. burrow (of small animals)
  5. (military) gun emplacement, gunners’ nest
  6. (linguistics) word family
  7. brood or litter of domestic animals

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