arëz

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Enlarged with - ~ ëz, from Proto-Albanian *aunā, from Proto-Indo-European *Heu- ‘to weave’ (compare Dutch gewaad ‘clothing’, Lithuanian austi ‘to weave’). For sense development, compare Proto-Indo-European *h₁uobʰ-s-h₂- ‘wasp’ (cf. English wasp), from *h₁uebʰ- ‘to weave’ (cf. English web).

Noun[edit]

arëz f (indefinite plural arëza, definite singular arëza)

  1. wasp
  2. hornet

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