shterp

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek στέριφος (stériphos), which also gave Romanian sterp, Venetian sterpa, Friulian sterpe.[1][2]

Adjective[edit]

shterp

  1. barren, infertile

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 437.
  2. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam–Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997), 373.