bisht

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *būšta, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow) (compare English bush, Greek φύση (fýsi, nature), Armenian բույս (buys, plant)). Others, however, argue for a borrowing from a pre-Indo-European substratum, drawing parallels to Basque bustan and Romanian buştean.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

bisht m (indefinite plural bishtra)

  1. (anatomy) tail
  2. (orthography) cedilla

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Annotated Swadish wordlists for the Albanian group (Indo-European family), George Starostin, 2011 [1]
  2. ^ Advances in Proto-Basque reconstruction with evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Eusakarian hypothesis, Juliette Blevins, Routledge, 2018