sillë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *čīlā, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷih₁-leh₂, compare English while, Latin tranquillus, Sanskrit चिरः (ciráḥ).[1]

Noun[edit]

sillë f (indefinite plural silla, definite singular silla, definite plural sillat)

  1. (old) food brought out in the morning to a farmer working in the field
  2. late breakfast, brunch

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 225.