dhelpër

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dzelpinā, altered from earlier *welpinā, diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *h₂u̯l(o)p ~ *h₂ulp ‘(red) fox’ (compare Italian volpe, Lithuanian lãpė, Greek αλεπού (alepoú), Armenian աղվես (ałves)).[1]

Noun[edit]

dhelpër f (indefinite plural dhelpra, definite singular dhelpra, definite plural dhelprat)

  1. fox

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 81.