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


Albanian ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : një
    Ordinal : parë

Etymology 1[edit]

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


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

  1. first
  2. main, principal, primary, chief

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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).



  1. beforehand, first, previously


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

  1. participle of shoh