karbë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *kar(i)bā, related to Lithuanian kárti (to hang), kaběti (id), Proto-Slavic *kobьcь (vulture).[1]

Noun[edit]

karbë f (indefinite plural karba, definite singular karba, definite plural karbat)

  1. vulture

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “karbë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 171