moshë

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See also: Moshe

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From archaic motshë, from Proto-Albanian *mātusā, from *māti (time) (modern mot). Possibly lent Romanian moș (grandfather) after the changes of *-t(u)š- to *-š-.[1] More at mot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔʃə/, [mɔːʃ]

Noun[edit]

moshë f (indefinite plural mosha, definite singular mosha, definite plural moshat)

  1. age
  2. (collective) generation

Descendants[edit]

  • >? Romanian: moș

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “moshë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 274