fshat

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kṣati, from Proto-Indo-European *k̂Þei 'to settle'. Compare Romanian sat (village, countryside), Avestan [script needed] (šaēiti, stays, dwells), Sanskrit क्षेत्र (kṣḗtra, estate, residence), Ancient Greek κτίσις (ktísis, a founding, foundation, a doing, an act, a creating), Armenian šēn (šēn, inhabited farm, village). An alternative etymology suggests Byzantine Greek φουσσάτον (foussáton, citadel), from Late Latin fossātum (entrenchment, place enclosed by a ditch), from Latin fossa (ditch),

Noun[edit]

fshat m (indefinite plural fshatra, definite singular fshati, definite plural fshatrat)

  1. village, country
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