hënë

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See also: hene and hene-

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kʰandnā, from earlier *skond-nah₂, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kand- (to shine) (compare Welsh can (white), Latin candeō (to shine, gleam), Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá, shining; moon)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hənə/, [hə̃ːn]

Noun[edit]

hënë f (indefinite plural hëna, definite singular hëna, definite plural hënat)

  1. (Tosk, Standard Albanian) moon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 212