trevë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *trē̆b, *trōb 'building, dwelling' (cf. Latin trabs (balk, beam), Welsh tref (dwelling), Lithuanian trobà (house, edifice, building), Old English ðorp[1] or from Proto-Indo-European *trōghʷos, cognate with Old Irish tráig, Old Bulgarian tragъ (tragŭ), Serbo-Croatian trâg (trace, footstep)[2].

Noun[edit]

trevë f (indefinite plural treva, definite singular treva, definite plural trevat)

  1. region, village, province
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Indogermanisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch”, J. Pokorny, 1959, Bern : Francke, pp.1090
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “trevë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 464