poshtë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A formation in -shtë > *-est, from posh, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Compare Hittite [script needed] (pata), Ancient Greek πούς, ποδός (poús, podós), Old English fōt (foot). Alternatively from Latin post, poste (behind, back) with a radical change of meaning corresponding to other similar shifts.[1]

Adverb[edit]

poshtë

  1. down, downwards

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “poshtë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 340