ngjesh

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian * ̊gneś-, from Proto-Indo-European *gen- (to compress). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic гнєсти (gnesti, to press on). Formed using the intensive prefix (a)n-.

Verb[edit]

ngjesh (first-person singular past tense ngjesha, participle ngjeshur)

  1. I press on, compress, knead (dough)

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