jargë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ergā, from Proto-Indo-European *her-(e)-ĝ-. Close to Old Norse argr ‎(bad, evil, coward), Lithuanian aržùz ‎(lusty), Avestan ərəzant ‎(ərəzant, bad)[1].

Noun[edit]

jargë f

  1. spit, phlegm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “jargë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 157