parë

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See also: pare, Pare, paré, parè, pâre, parê, päre, and parę

Albanian[edit]

Albanian ordinal numbers
 <  0th 1st 2nd  > 
    Cardinal : një
    Ordinal : parë

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *paru, from Proto-Indo-European *prh2-u- ‎(first). Compare Sanskrit पूर्व ‎(pū́rva-, former, front), Old Church Slavonic prьvъ ‎(prĭvŭ, first), Tocharian B parwe.

Adjective[edit]

i parë m ‎(feminine e para, masculine plural parë, feminine plural para)

  1. (ordinal) first
  2. main, principal, primary, chief
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *par-, from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥H-e/o-s ‎(before, in front). Cognate to Ancient Greek πάρος ‎(páros, earlier, forward), Sanskrit पुरस् ‎(purás, forward, ahead, in front).

Adverb[edit]

parë

  1. beforehand, first, previously

Participle[edit]

parë ‎(masculine adjectival i parë, feminine singular e parë, masculine plural parë, feminine plural para)

  1. participle of shoh