fli

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *spleida, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)plei- (to split, splice). Compare Latin spolium (stripped hide), Lithuanian spaliai (flax shives), Ancient Greek ασπαλον (aspalon, skin, hide), σπολάς (spolás, flayed skin). Orel derives it from Vulgar Latin firigilīnum.[1] Gheg flî.[2]

Noun[edit]

fli f

  1. sacrifice, offering (to God)
  2. a traditional dish

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 56
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[2], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 56

Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fli

  1. asp (water snake) (plural fliwo)
  2. line
  3. queue

Verb[edit]

fli

  1. to split

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Norwegian fligja, flygja, from Middle Low German vlīen, vlīgen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fli (present tense flir, past tense flidde, supine flidd or flitt, past participle flidd, present participle fliande, imperative fli)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

References[edit]

  • “fli” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “fli”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016