rrëzë

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Etymology[edit]

Denasalized variant of dialectal rrënzë, diminutive of rrënjë (root) in -zë.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

rrëzë f (indefinite plural rrëza, definite singular rrëza, definite plural rrëzat)

  1. base, foot (of tree, hill, mountain), riverbank, edge of a forest
  2. place where an organ or limb is attached to the body
  3. (figuratively) cranny, hidden nook
  4. (colloquial) root
  5. (botany) blackberry, bramble

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “rrëzë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 386
  2. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 351