fryj

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peys- (to blow, breathe) (cf. Latin spiro (to blow, breath), Old English fisting (breaking wind)) or from Proto-Indo-European *prew- (to jump, hop). Compare Lithuanian sprūgti (to leave, escape), Russian прыгнуть (prýgnutĭ, to leap), прыгать (prýgatĭ, to jump around), Old English frogga 'a frog'.

Verb[edit]

fryj (first-person singular past tense fryva, participle fryrë)

  1. to blow (of the wind, with the mouth), to swell
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