ndjek

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *en-teka, from Proto-Indo-European *tekʷ- (to run). Cognate to Lithuanian tekėti (to run, flow) and Sanskrit तक्ति (tákti, to hasten). A prefixed formation in (a)n-[1].

Verb[edit]

ndjek (first-person singular past tense ndoqa, participle ndjekur)

  1. to run (after)
  2. to follow
  3. to pursue
  4. dog
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigaitons into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi