krye

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Gheg)

Etymology[edit]

Apocope of *krien, from Proto-Albanian *krānjā, earlier *krasnjā, from *ḱroh₂sn-i̯o-, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱórh₂sr̥, singulative of *ḱr̥h₂ós ‘head’ (compare Dutch hersens ‘brains’, Greek κρανίο (kranío) ‘skull’).

Noun[edit]

krye m (indefinite plural krerë, definite singular kreu, definite plural krerët)

  1. head
  2. top
  3. leader, chief

Synonyms[edit]