mërshë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Macedonian мрша (mrša) or Bulgarian мърша (mǎrša).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

mërshë f (definite singular mërsha)

  1. rotting corpse, carrion
  2. flab

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gunnar Svane, Slavische Lehnwörter im Albanischen (Åarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1992), 132.
  2. ^ Xhelal Ylli, Das slavische Lehngut im Albanischen, vol. 1: Lehnwörter (Munich: Otto Sagner, 1997), 165.