marrë

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See also: marr, märr, mearh, marre, marra, märra, and merr

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See marr (I take).

Participle[edit]

márrë (masculine adjectival i marrë, feminine singular e marrë, masculine plural marrë, feminine plural márrë)

  1. present participle of marr, present participle of merrem
    giving, receiving
  2. past participle of marr, past participle of merrem
    taken, received

Noun[edit]

márrë n (indefinite plural márrët, definite singular të márrë, definite plural të márrët)

  1. giving, receiving
    Synonym: marrje f
    Antonym: dhënë f

Etymology[edit]

Literally ‘dim, murky’, from Proto-Albanian *marsa; akin to Proto-Slavic *morxŭ (dusk, fog). Cognate to marrtë.[1] See marrtë (dim, murky, etc.).

Adjective[edit]

i marrë m (feminine e marrë, masculine plural marrë)

  1. crazy, mad, foolish
    Synonyms: çmendur, kokëkrisur
    Antonym: urtë
  2. stubborn
    Synonym: kokëfortë
  3. (figuratively) rabid
    Synonym: tëbuar

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • [1] participle, noun, adjective márrë/marrë • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “marrë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 246