gërshërë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From gër- +‎ *shërë, *shërë continuing Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Alternatively from Vulgar Latin *carsānia, from *caesānia, from a derivative of Latin caesus (cut). Compare Italian cesoie (shears).[1]

Noun[edit]

gërshërë f (indefinite plural gërshëra, definite singular gërshëra, definite plural gërshërat)

  1. scissors
  2. shears

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir, “gërshërë ~ gërshanë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, 1998, →ISBN, page 116