këmbë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Tosk variant of Gheg kâmb, from Proto-Albanian *kam(b)ā, from Proto-Indo-European *kam-p 'to bend'. Close to Ancient Greek κάμπτω (kámptō, curve, bend), Sanskrit कम्पते (kampate, trembles), Latin campus (field), Lithuanian kam̃pas (point, edge, angle), Old High German hamf (lame). Not related to Latin gamba.

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Noun[edit]

këmbë f (indefinite plural këmbë, definite singular këmba, definite plural këmbët)

  1. (anatomy) leg
  2. (anatomy) foot

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