lirë

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See also: lire and liře

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewH-. Cognates include Latin luō (expiate, pay), Sanskrit लून (lūna) and English loose. Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-o-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lirë

  1. independent, unimpeded, unrestrained; free
  2. cheap, inexpensive

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1996, Ilo Stefanllari, Albanian practical dictionary, Albanian-English, English-Albanian, page 93, entry "lirë": "lirë (i,e) mb. 1. free; 2. unoccupied, unengaged, at leisure; 3. unconfined, at large, freed, loose; 4. vacant; 5. unreserved; 6. cheap"