yll

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From Old Albanian ȳll (Budi <yyll>, Buzuku <uill>), from Proto-Albanian *usla, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁us-los (compare Old English ysle (hot ashes)), from *h₁ews- (to burn) (compare Latin ūrere, Ancient Greek εὕω (heúō, to singe)).[1] Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *h₂us-los (compare Sanskrit उस्र (usrá, reddish, ruddy; bright; matutinal)), from *h₂ews- (to dawn) (compare English Easter, Latin aurōra, Lithuanian aušrà).[2]

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yll m (indefinite plural yje, definite singular ylli, definite plural yjet)

  1. (astronomy) star
  2. (colloquial) shooting star
  3. (figuratively, old) fate, luck
  4. (figuratively, colloquial) reputation
  5. (figuratively) guiding light
  6. (colloquial) wart, mole

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  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 206
  2. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 220