butë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *buta, from earlier *bugta, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeugʰ- ‘to bend, bow’ (compare English bow, Irish bog ‘soft’, Lithuanian bukùs).

Adjective[edit]

i butë m (feminine e buta, masculine plural butë, feminine plural buta)

  1. soft, gentle, mild
  2. tender (to the touch), sensitive
  3. meek, mellow, docile, calm
  4. tame, domesticated