shtrigë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin strīga (evil spirit), from strix (screech owl), from Ancient Greek στρίγξ (strínx).[1]

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Noun[edit]

shtrigë f (indefinite plural shtriga, definite singular shtriga, definite plural shtrigat)

  1. (folklore) Shtriga, a vampiric witch in traditional Albanian folklore
  2. contemptuous old woman
  3. type of moth

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017), “shtrigë”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 1430