enjë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *aignjā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak). Compare Sardinian eni.

Noun[edit]

enjë f (indefinite plural enja, definite singular enja, definite plural enjat)

  1. (botany) English yew (Taxus baccata)
  2. (botany) stinking juniper (Juniperus foetidissima)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *agnjã, related to Greek ἀμνός (ἀmnós, lamb) and Latin agnus (id)[2].

Noun[edit]

enjë f (indefinite plural enja, definite singular enja, definite plural enjat)

  1. dairy goat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “enjë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 88
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “enjë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 88