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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]

Noun[edit]

fli f

  1. sacrifice, offering (to God)
  2. a traditional dish
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, 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