bahe

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A singularized plural, based on a more archaic *bahë, from Proto-Albanian *bajā, from Proto-Indo-European *bhei 'to strike, to beat'. Cognate to Slavic *bojь 'fight'[1], and possibly to Germanic *bautan 'to beat' and Latin fustis (knobbed stick, cudgel).

Noun[edit]

bahe f (indefinite plural bahe, definite singular baha, definite plural bahet)

  1. sling
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 14