pjek

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (to cook, become ripe). Compare Latin coquō, Sanskrit पचति (pacati), Ancient Greek πέσσω (péssō), Tocharian B päk-, Old Church Slavonic пекѫ (pekǫ), Russian печь (peč').

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pjek (first-person singular past tense poqa, participle pjekur)

  1. I bake
  2. I broil
  3. I roast
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *peka with irregular development of IE -ḱ-. Cognate to Greek πέκω (péko, to comb), Lithuanian pešù, pèšti (to pull, to pluck)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pjek (first-person singular past tense puqa, participle puqur)

  1. I touch
  2. I meet
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill, Leiden 2000, p.329