shtalb

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *stalpa,[1] from *stela (modern shtjell).[2] More at shtjell.

Noun[edit]

shtalb m (definite singular shtalbi)

  1. wheat or corn whose grain is still milky
  2. rennet
  3. (colloquial) semen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 435-6.
  2. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 376.