muj

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See also: můj

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Gheg variant of Tosk Albanian mund and Arbëresh Albanian múndënj. From Proto-Albanian *māgnja, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-. Compare Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (magan), Proto-Slavic *mogь, *moťi (be able, can). mund represents a nasal present of muj (cf. Tosk lind > Gheg lej, gdhe > gdhend etc). Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *mundnja, representing a secondary formation based on or yielding mund.[1] See mund (I can, am able) for more.

Verb[edit]

  • (active) muj, muej, mûj, mûej (first-person singular past tense mûjta, mûfta, participle mûjt(un)) (Gheg)
  • (active) mund (first-person singular past tense munda, participle mundur) (Standard)
  1. (active) I am able, I can
  2. I prevail
  3. I beat, I win

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “muj”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 277

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मुख (múkha, mouth, face). Cognates include Hindi मुँह (mũh) and Punjabi ਮੂੰਹ (mū̃h).

Noun[edit]

muj m (plural muj)

  1. mouth