aftë

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aft from Proto-Albanian *aweita, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₁- (compare Ancient Greek ἀῦτμη (aûtmē) ‘breath’, Welsh awel ‘breeze’)[1],meaning to have will,to have power or breath to do something.

Adjective[edit]

i aftë m (feminine e afta, masculine plural aftë, feminine plural afta)

  1. able, proficient, skilled

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.71