shpardh

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Enlargement with the collective suffix -dh(ë) of variant shparr.[1] Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *is-pardza, from Proto-Indo-European *perǵ- (compare Lithuanian pérgas (fishing canoe), Polish próg (threshold, doorstep)).[2]

Noun[edit]

shpardh m (indefinite plural shpardhe, definite singular shpardhi, definite plural shpardhet)

  1. Italian oak (Quercus frainetto)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 365-6
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “shpardh”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 427