Albanian

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  • (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

Adjective[edit]

Albanian (not comparable)

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

  1. (countable) A person from Albania (including Caucasian Albania) or of Albanian descent.
  2. (uncountable) The languages spoken by the Albanian people, primarily spoken in Albania and Kosovo. (ISO language codes: alb/sqi/sq (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. Of, from, or pertaining to Caucasian Albania, to its people or language.
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Albanian (countable and uncountable, plural Albanians)

  1. (countable) An inhabitant of Caucasian Albania. Udi people are descended from them.
  2. (uncountable) The extinct Northeast Caucasian language once spoken by these people, and from which Udi is descended.
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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

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Albanian (plural Albanians)

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

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Albanian

  1. Genitive singular form of Albania.

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