rris

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *writja, from Proto-Indo-European *ṷert (to turn); cognate with Sanskrit वर्तते (vartate), Latin vertere, German werden (to become).[1] Alternatively, a derivative of rri.[2]

Verb[edit]

rris (first-person singular past tense rrita, participle rritur)

  1. to rear, bring up (children)
  2. to grow plants
  3. to breed domesticated animals
  4. to let overgrow
  5. to increase

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “rris”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 387
  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 353-4