kështjellë

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian castello, from Latin castellum (castle). A dialectal këshqel and predecessor kështjel (Buzuku) were borrowed directly from Latin.[1]

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kështjellë f (indefinite plural kështjella, definite singular kështjella, definite plural kështjellat)

  1. castle, fort, citadel, stronghold
    Kjo kështjellë është ndërtuar para dyqind vjetësh.
    This castle was built two hundred years ago.

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  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017), “kështjellë”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 760