pârâu

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Influenced by râu ‎(river), compare Meglenitic păroi. Possibly from a Slavic language (compare Bulgarian poroj). Alternative theories suggest Albanian përrua, Thracian *parau(t) and Greek *παρροή, from παραρροή[1]

Noun[edit]

pârâu n ‎(plural pâraie or pârâuri)

  1. stream; creek; brook

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://dexonline.ro/lexem/p%C3%A2r%E1%BA%A5u/142507