djersë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *widertjā, with loss of the first unstressed syllable, from Proto-Indo-European *sweyd- (compare Ancient Greek ἱδρώς (hidrṓs), English sweat, Italian sudore).[1] For Albanian d < PIE *sw compare diell.

Noun[edit]

djersë f (definite singular djersa)

  1. sweat
  2. perspiration

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “djersë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 69