thek

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ϑeuk-, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeuk- ('to glow, burn, lighten'). Cognates include Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬊𐬐 ‎(saok), Kurdish sotin and Persian سوختن ‎(suxtan) ('to burn'). Alternatively to be compared with Lithuanian senkù, sèkti ‎(to sink, to dry up), Gothic sigqan ‎(sigqan, to sink), Slavic *sęknǫti to dry up.

Verb[edit]

thek ‎(first-person singular past tense theka, participle thekur)

  1. I toast, brown, warm my feet.
  2. I pierce, stab.

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