vorbull

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocope of variant vorbullë, diminutive of vorbë.[1]

Noun[edit]

vorbull f (indefinite plural vorbulla, definite singular vorbulla, definite plural vorbullat)

  1. whirlpool, eddy
  2. whirlwind
  3. (figuratively) powerful wave that carries one along

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam–Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997), 425.