ndjerë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *a/N(e)dri, from Proto-Indo-European *m(e)-ǵhri 'at, till, to'. Cognate to Ancient Greek μέχρις (mékhris), ἄχρις (ákhris, until)[1].

Alternative forms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ndjerë

  1. until, at, near(ly)

Etymology 2[edit]

A deverbative formation from ndiej.

Adjective[edit]

ndjerë m (feminine ndjerëe)

  1. dear, gone, dead
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997