akull

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *auK-(ul-), from Proto-Indo-European *Houk (cold, frost). Cognate to Armenian ոյծ (oyc, cold, frost).[1] Also compare Hittite 𒂊𒅗 (eka, ice), Latvian auksts. Possible relation to Proto-Germanic *jakulaz (ice, glacier) (cf. Old Norse jaki, jǫkull (glacier)) is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

akull m (indefinite plural akuj, definite singular akulli, definite plural akujt)

  1. ice

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 74