dajë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either from Ottoman Turkish dayı, or possibly from *darë (cf. mbaj, bie), from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr (husband's brother). Cognate to Greek δαέρ (daér), Lithuanian dieveris, Latin lévir, Old Frisian tāker (husband's brother).

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dajë f (indefinite plural daja, definite singular daja, definite plural dajat)

  1. maternal uncle (mother's brother)

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