kokë

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally only ‘spherical object’, from Latin coccum ‘scarlet berry, gall’.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɔkə] (Tosk)
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  • (Gheg)
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Noun[edit]

kokë f (indefinite plural kokë, definite singular koka, definite plural kokët)

  1. head
  2. heading
  3. spherical object, e.g. bulb, knob
  4. top portion, front, main part
  5. (colloquial) heads (of coin)

Synonyms[edit]

  1. krye

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 189.
  2. ^ Guillaume Bonnet, Les mots latins de l’albanais (Paris–Montreal: L’Harmattan, 1998), 390.