nofull

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin in offulā, from offula (small bit); compare Neapolitan gnuòffele, guòffole (jawbone).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

nofull f (indefinite plural nofulla, definite singular nofulla, definite plural nofullat)

  1. (anatomy) jaw, jawbone
  2. clamp

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “nofull”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 301
  2. ^ Guillaume Bonnet, Les mots latins de l’albanais (Paris: L’Harmattan, 1998), 383:4.