dhëmb

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dzamba, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos (tooth, peg) (compare English comb, Greek γομφίος (gomfíos, molar), Serbo-Croatian zȗb (tooth)).[2]

Noun[edit]

dhëmb m (indefinite plural dhëmbë, definite singular dhëmbi, definite plural dhëmbët)

  1. tooth

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 26, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “dhëmb”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 82