shtëpi

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Through Vulgar Latin, from Latin hospitium; compare Greek σπίτι (spíti).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shtëpi f (indefinite plural shtëpi, definite singular shtëpia, definite plural shtëpitë)

  1. house
    • Kanuni i Lekë Dukagjinit, §602.:
      «Shtëpia e Shqiptarit është e Zotit dhe e mikut». (Tosk)
      «Shpija e Shqyptarit âsht e Zotit e e mikut». (Gheg)
      "The house of the Albanian belongs to God and the guest."
  2. home
  3. household

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “shtëpi”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 438