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 ‎(pácati), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬗𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(pačaiti), 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
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References[edit]

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