mëlçi

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian milza.[1]

Noun[edit]

mëlçi f (indefinite plural mëlçi, definite singular mëlçia, definite plural mëlçitë)

  1. (anatomy) liver
  2. innards
  3. (colloquial) lungs

Synonyms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

  • mëlçi e bardhë (lung)
  • mëlçi e zezë (liver)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mëlçi”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 259
  2. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 134, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder