grabë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebʰ- 'to scratch, dig'. Akin to Old High German grab (grave), Old Saxon graf, Common Slavic *grobъ (grave)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: gra‧bë

Noun[edit]

grabë f (indefinite plural graba, definite singular graba, definite plural grabat)

  1. erosion, hollowing out
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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill , Leiden 2000, pp.136