ferrë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *spernā, from Proto-Indo-European *sper (spear, stick), close to Latin sparus (short spear), Proto-Germanic *speru > Old Norse spjǫr.[1]

Noun[edit]

ferrë f (indefinite plural ferra, definite singular ferra, definite plural ferrat)

  1. thorn, thorny (bush)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “ferrë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 95