thëngjill

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *tsangila, with *ts- prefix, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁óngʷl̥ ‘charcoal, coal’; compare Lithuanian anglìs, Serbo-Croatian ȕgalj, Sanskrit अङ्गार (áṅgāra).[1]

Noun[edit]

thëngjill m (indefinite plural thëngjij, definite singular thëngjilli, definite plural thëngjijtë)

  1. glowing embers, hot coal
  2. coal, charcoal
  3. carbon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 476.