mbroj

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of mbë, mbi + rojë 'guard', from ruoj 'to guard, to keep'. Related to mburojë.

According to Vladimir Orel borrowed from a Romance language (compare Italian imparare) [2]

Verb[edit]

mbroj (first-person singular past tense mbrojta, participle mbrojtur)

  1. I protect; I defend

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antologji e letërsisë së vjetër shqipe", page 65, Yll Zajmi
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mbroj”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 253