kaltër

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See also: kalter and kälter

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier *kaltënë, borrowed from Vulgar Latin *calthinus (yellow, yellowish), from Latin caltha (marigold).[1][2][3] Ultimately from Ancient Greek κάλαθος (kálathos).

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kaltër

  1. sky blue, light blue
  2. blue

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “kaltër”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, pages 166–167
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 57
  3. ^ Meyer, Gustav (1891), “kál'tɛrɛ”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch der albanesischen Sprache (in German), Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, pages 170–171