daltë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Eiher a O-grade substantive form Proto-Albanian *dol-t-eH2 (cf. natë < *nogʷ-t-eh₂, baltë < *bʰol-t-eh₂ etc.), or from Proto-Albanian *dalbtā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelbʰ- ‎(to dig). Compare English delve, Dutch delven. Related to or borrowed into Romanian daltă. Cognate to Bulgarian длато́ ‎(dlató), Czech dláto.

Noun[edit]

daltë f (indefinite plural dalta, definite singular dalta, definite plural daltat)

  1. chisel