malësor

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Albanian[edit]

Traditional haircuts of Kastrati and Shkreli malësor (highlander) tribesmen (2nd and 3rd row above with a kaçërotë (cockscomb)) - drawing made by Edith Durham

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Etymology[edit]

From malësi (highland).

Noun[edit]

malësor m (indefinite plural malësorë, definite singular malësori, definite plural malësorët)

  1. (male) highlander, mountain dweller, mountaineer, alpinist
  2. (ethnography) resident of the malësi (highland) or of malësor (highlander) descent

malësore f (indefinite plural malësore, definite singular malësorja, definite plural malësoret)

  1. (female) highlander, mountain dweller, mountaineer, alpinist
  2. (ethnography) resident of the malësi (highland) or of malësor (highlander) descent

Adjective[edit]

malësor m (feminine malësore)

  1. mountainous, mountain, higher, upper
    (more) +‎ i +‎ lartë (higher, highest)
  2. related to inhabitants of malësi (highland)
    veshje malësore
    mountain(ous) clothing
    (meaning the traditional clothing of highlanders)

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Further reading[edit]

  • [1] noun "malësor" (engl. highlander) - def: malësori; pl: malësorë; def/pl. malësorët • "Fjalor Shqip" (Albanian Dictionary)
  • [2] adjective "malësor" (f. malësore) • "Fjalor Shqip" (Albanian Dictionary)