lumë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lumā, from Proto-Indo-European *leu(ə) 'dirt'. Etymologically identical with Greek λυμα (lyma, dirt)[1].

Noun[edit]

lumë f (indefinite plural lumenj, definite singular lumi, definite plural lumenjt)

  1. river
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References[edit]

  1. ^ “lumë” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 235

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lubn-, from Proto-Indo-European *leubh- 'to like/wish (something), desire, request'. Cognate to Latin lubens (willing, (be) fond of smth).

Adjective[edit]

lumë m (feminine lumëe)

  1. beatus, felix, sanctus