gjedh

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *sada or *seda, deverbative of Proto-Indo-European *sed- ‘to sit’ (compare English sit, Greek έδραι (édrai) ‘seat’, Romanian ședea). Çabej connects it to Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cattle).[1]

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Noun[edit]

gjedh m (indefinite plural gjedhë, definite singular gjedhi, definite plural gjedhët)

  1. cattle

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “gjedh”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 131