hamshor

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal harmëshor, from Old Albanian harmëshuar, from Vulgar Latin *armissārius (compare Romanian armăsar), from Latin admissārius.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

hamshor m (indefinite plural hamshorë, definite singular hamshori, definite plural hamshorët)

  1. stallion
  2. stud horse

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary, s.v. “harmëshor” (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 143.
  2. ^ Guillaume Bonnet, Les mots latins de l’albanais (Paris–Montreal: L’Harmattan, 1998), 232, 327.