gjarpër

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *serpena, from Proto-Indo-European *serp-en-o-s, from *serp- (to crawl). Cognate with Latin serpens, Ancient Greek ἑρπετόν (herpetón).[1]

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gjarpër m (indefinite plural gjarpërinj, definite singular gjarpëri, definite plural gjarpërinjtë)

  1. snake

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “gjarpër”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 130