shtëpi

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 438.