gardh

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *garẟ-,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *gʰórdʰos, from *gʰerdʰ- (to enclose, to encircle) (compare English yard or garden, Latin hortus, Lithuanian gar̃das).[2] A potential loanword from Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌳𐍃 (gards) is also supported. [3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gardh m (plural gjerdhe, definite gardhi, definite plural gjerdhet)

  1. fence
  2. enclosure
  3. barricade
  4. (Arbëreshë, Arvanitika) garden

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, B. (1997), “gardh”, in Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: []] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7) (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 175
  2. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 211
  3. ^ Matasovic, Ranko (2019). A Grammatical Sketch of Albanian for Students of Indo-European. Zagreb. Page 39