buzë

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See also: buze

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From archaic and now chiefly dialectal (Arbëresh) budhë + collective suffix -, from Proto-Albanian *budjā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn (bottom); compare Lithuanian budė̃ (tree-fungus), bùdė (whetstone),[1] Sanskrit बुध्न (budhna), Ancient Greek πυθμήν (puthmḗn, foundation), Latin fundus (bottom, piece of land, farm). Lent Romanian buză.

Noun[edit]

buzë f (indefinite plural buzë, definite singular buza, definite plural buzët)

  1. (anatomy) lip
  2. edge, rim

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “buzë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 43