From older mbëledh, from Old Albanian ënbëljedh, from Proto-Albanian *ambiledza, compound of *ambi ‘on, over’ (modern mbi) + *ledza, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- ‘to gather’ (compare English leech ‘doctor’, Latin legere, Ancient Greek λέγω (légō)).
- to gather, gather in or up
- to fasten together, tuck in or under, pick up
- to collect, accumulate
- to convene, assemble, herd
- (mathematics) to add
- to huddle
- (intransitive) to fester, pus up