truall

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A varian of truaj or a derivative of terë, which explains the plural "troje".[1]. Alternatively V.Orel relates it to Latin trībulum 'thresher', but the connection between the meaning 'thresher' and 'estate' is not explained.[2].

Noun[edit]

truall m (indefinite plural troje, definite singular trualli, definite plural trojet)

  1. land, estate, country
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Çabej, E. 1976a. Studime Gjuhësore II, Studime Etimologjike në Fushë të Shqipes, A-O. Prishtinë: Rilindja, p.196-197
  2. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p.466