regj

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *raugja, with an original meaning 'to smoke', thus related to Old Norse reykr and Old High German rouh (smoke)[1]. Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *(e)reug-, from Proto-Indo-European *h1reu-g- 'to retch, vomit'. Cognate to Ancient Greek ἐρεύγομαι (ereugomai, to belch, gurk)[2]

Verb[edit]

regj (first-person singular past tense regja, participle regjur)

  1. I tan (hides), I salt, I clean

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000
  2. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997