Reconstruction:Proto-Albanian/rina

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This Proto-Albanian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃rinéHti (move) (whence *rinja), from *h₃reyH-. Etymologically identical with Illyrian *ῥίνος άχλύς (Illyrian *rhinos (fog, mist)) and Messapic ῥινός (fog, mist, cloud).[1]

Noun[edit]

*rina

  1. cloud(s)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “re ~ rê”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 366