adhuroj

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin adōrāre (revere, admire, adore) or Italian adorare (adore).[1] According to Orel, it is a learned borrowing from Latin.[2] Attested in Buzuku's Missal as adoronj (influenced by the Italian cognate), while other old authors use the popular term adhëronj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

adhuroj (first-person singular past tense adhurova, participle adhuruar)

  1. I adore
  2. I worship

Conjugation[edit]

  • Conjugation I, Class I, Subclass 1a / type: -oj; -ohem

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017), “adhuroj”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 74
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “adhuroj”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 1