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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *krep-, from Proto-Indo-European *ker-p-, *krep- 'to crack, crash', an onomatopoeic root. Cognate to Latin crepo (to resound, ring, tone). A formation with the prefix sh-.


shkrep (first-person singular past tense shkrepa, participle shkrepur)

  1. to flash, tone, to strike (till sparks fly off), an idea comes to one’s mind
  2. to pull trigger, shoot (of a weapon)
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Etymology 2[edit]

A singularized plural of shkarp, a sh- prefixed formation from karp, from Proto-Indo-European *kṛHp-[1].


shkrep m (indefinite plural shkrepa, definite singular shkrepi, definite plural shkrepat)

  1. rock
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  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.363-364