besë

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *baitši, from *baidā (modern be). More at be.

Noun[edit]

besë f (definite singular besa)

  1. pledge, word of honor
  2. (old) vow to avenge a murder
  3. (old) protection during a truce or when hosted as a guest, aegis
  4. (colloquial) religious faith, creed

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]