vërej

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Either a compound formation of +‎ re or from Proto-Indo-European *u̯er (to observe, pay attention). Compare (Attic) Ancient Greek ὤρα (ṓra, care, attention), Latin vereor (worship, fear, dread), Latvian véru (see, show, notice), Latin vara (attentive make, look after; protect, assume') Old Saxon waron (observe, protect, look after, watch over, keep).[1]

Verb[edit]

vërej (first-person singular past tense vërejta, participle vërejtur)

  1. I look, observe, pay attention
  2. I notice

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Indogermanisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch”, J. Pokorny, 1959, Bern : Francke