Albanian

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English[edit]

Wiktionary
Albanian edition of Wiktionary

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (abbreviation): Alb.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French Albanien, from Old French Albanie (Albania), from Medieval Latin Albania, from Vulgar Latin Albanus (Albanian), from Ancient Greek Ἀλβανοί (Albanoí, a southern Illyrian tribe). Compare old Albanian endonym arbën, arbër (Albanian).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ælˈbeɪ.ni.ən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪniən

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Albanian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Albania, the Albanian people or the Albanian language.
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Albanian (countable and uncountable, plural Albanians)

  1. (countable) A person from Albania or of Albanian descent.
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Albanian (plural Albanians)

  1. The languages spoken by the Albanian people, primarily spoken in Albania and Kosovo.
    (ISO 639 language codes: sq/sqi/alb (Albanian), als (Tosk), aln (Gheg), aat (Arvanitika), aae (Arbëresh).)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From (Caucasian) Albania +‎ -ian

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Albanian (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of Caucasian Albanian
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Albanian (countable and uncountable, plural Albanians)

  1. Synonym of Caucasian Albanian
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Etymology 3[edit]

Albany +‎ -ian

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Albanian (comparative more Albanian, superlative most Albanian)

  1. (central New York) of or from the city of Albany, New York State

Noun[edit]

Albanian (plural Albanians)

  1. (central New York) Someone from the city of Albany, New York State.

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Basque[edit]

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Albanian

  1. inessive indefinite of Albania

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Albanian

  1. genitive singular of Albania

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