mjedër

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A derivative of *mjedh, from Proto-Albanian *mesdrā, cognate to Lithuanian mēdis ‎(tree), Latvian mežs ‎(wood)[1]. On both semantic and phonetic grounds, one might also consider a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *médʰu 'honey, mead, sweet must from honey or berries'.

Noun[edit]

mjedër f (indefinite plural mjedëra, definite singular mjedëra, definite plural mjedërat)

  1. raspberry

References[edit]

  1. ^ “mjedër” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 269