truall

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A variant of truaj or a derivative of terë, which explains the plural "troje".[1] Alternatively, Orel relates it to Latin trībulum 'thresher', but the connection between '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. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “truall ~ truell”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 466