dhemb

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *δemb-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵembh- 'to bite'. Compare Sanskrit जम्भति (jambhati, to snap at), Lithuanian žembiù (to cut)[2].

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dhemb (first-person singular past tense dhembi, participle dhembur)

  1. to smart, feel pain

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 27, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.156