fluiarã

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain or disputed origin; possibly from Latin flātūrālis (adj.) ‘blowing’, from flātūra ‘act of blowing’. Other theories suggest a Vulgar Latin root *flibula, from fibula (compare sense of flute in Latin tibia), or a derivative of the related verb fluiera, or a substratum word. Alternatively, it may be of originally imitative origin. Compare Daco-Romanian fluier (dialectal variant fluieră), and Albanian flojere, which was borrowed from it.

Noun[edit]

fluiarã f

  1. whistle
  2. shepherd's flute

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