Leka

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See also: leka and lęka
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Either an old borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρ- (andr-), the stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man). However, the ks would not evolve into a voiceless velar plosive, usually a h, sh or shk, rendering this origin uncertain. see Llesh, Lesh. Alternativly, related to lekë (lord) from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (light), possibly a synonym to Ancient Greek Ἀλβανοί (Albanoí, a southern Illyrian tribe), from *albʰós (white).

According to Baroness Marie Amalie von Godin, Lek, Lekë og Leka were originally the word for the Governing Kanun, see doke or latin lex. It only became a proper name after the influence of Lekë Dukagjini.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Leka m

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Leka

  1. A municipality of Trøndelag, Norway, formerly in Nord-Trøndelag (until 1 January 2018).

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Leka

  1. A municipality of Trøndelag, Norway, formerly in Nord-Trøndelag (until 1 January 2018).
  1. ^ Reinkowski, Maurus (2005) , “Gewohnheitsrecht im multinationalen Staat: Die Osmanen und der albanische Kanun”, in Rechtspluralismus in der Islamischen Welt: Gewohnheitsrecht zwischen Staat und Gesellschaft.[1], volume 16, Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN, pages 121–142