dudë

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See also: dude and dudé

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Either an onomatopoeia[1] or from Proto-Albanian *dudā, from Proto-Indo-European *dheu (to reel, dissipate, blow). Compare Old Frisian dud (anesthetization), Old Norse doðna (become insensitive), Old English dydrian (deceive), dydring (yolk).

Noun[edit]

dudë m

  1. gum
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (compare Turkish duda).

Noun[edit]

dudë f

  1. ripe blackberry
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “dudë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 78