hirrë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ksirā, from Proto-Indo-European *ksiHr-neh₂, from *ksiHróm (milk) (compare Persian شیر(šir), Sinhalese කිරි (kiri)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hirrë f (definite singular hirra)

  1. whey

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “hirrë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 149