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See also: jete and jeté


Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *eta, related to the isolated group (substrate) of Greek ἐτεός(ἐteós, true, real), ἐτάζω(ἐtázo, to test)[1]. Related to the participial form of jam and to eshë(period of time, span, space). See also Latin aetas, considered by some to be the source of the Albanian word[2], but this is uncertain.


jetë f (indefinite plural jetë, definite singular jeta, definite plural jetët)

  1. life
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Etymology 2[edit]


të jetë

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of jam


  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 159
  2. ^