dhjes

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dzetša, from earlier *dzedtja,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰed-i̯e/o-, from *ǵʰed- (to defecate). Compare Ancient Greek χέζω (khézō), Sanskrit हदति (hadati). Alternatively, Matzinger reconstructs *ȷ́edi̯ō.[2]

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dhjes (first-person singular past tense dhjeva, participle dhjerë)

  1. (vulgar) I shit, I fuck up

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “dhjes”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 83
  2. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 236