gji

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *sina, from Proto-Indo-European *sinos. Compare Latin sinus (breast; curve).[1]

Noun[edit]

gji m (indefinite plural gjinj, definite singular gjiri, definite plural gjinjtë)

  1. (anatomy) breast
  2. bosom
    Synonyms: gjinjtë, gjoks, kraharor
  3. udder
    Synonym: sisë
  4. teat
    Synonym: thithë
  5. (veterinary) mastitis
    Synonym: gjinjës
  6. bay, gulf, inlet

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir, “gji ~ gjî”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, 1998, →ISBN, page 135