qere

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singularized plural, from Proto-Albanian *kara, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle), ultimately from *sker- (to cut). Compare Middle Irish carrach (scurfy, mangy), Lithuanian šerys (bristle, animal hair), Russian шерсть (šerst’, wool), Old English her, hǣr 'hair'.

Noun[edit]

qere f

  1. hair disease, ringworm, baldness