afat

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation from Proto-Albanian *apo-t-is, based on Proto-Indo-European *apo- (away, off), whith the labial plosive followed by back vowel yielding -f- (cf. avull, afër), and -is-, as well as -os-, yielding zero in unstressed position. Cognate to Proto-Germanic *aftiz (again) (whence Old English eftesoons (again, soon) > English after). Related to afër.

Noun[edit]

afat m (indefinite plural afate, definite singular afati, definite plural afatet)

  1. period, deadline
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