brinjë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *bhren, from Proto-Indo-European *bhren- 'to stick out; edge'. Compare Old English brant, Old Norse brattr ‎(high, sharp), brand ‎(sword), Irish braine ‎(front part of the ship; guide, leader; edge, border), Swedish brå ‎(sharp). Alternatively a formation from bri.

Noun[edit]

brinjë f

  1. rib
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