garbe

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singularized plural from variant garbë, from Proto-Albanian *gar-ibā, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰer- 'to burn'. Cognate to Proto-Slavic *gъrnъ 'oven, pot'[1].

Noun[edit]

garbe f (definite singular garbja)

  1. flowerpot; pot or jug with a broken neck
  2. chamber pot, bedpan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “garbe”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 109