rreth

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ratsa, from *rat(i)tsa, from pre-Albanian *róth₂iḱom, diminutive of Proto-Indo-European *Hrot-h₂-ó- (wheel), from *Hret- (to roll) (compare Lithuanian rãtas, German Rad).[1] Plural formation of rrath.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rreth m (indefinite plural rrathë, definite singular rrethi, definite plural rrathët)

  1. hoop
  2. wheel rim
  3. circle

Declension[edit]

Preposition[edit]

rreth (+ablative)

  1. around, surrounding
  2. about
    Po flasin rreth meje.
    They're talking about me.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “rreth”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 381