blegërin

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *bleg ̊, from Proto-Indo-European *b(h)le- (to bleat). Cognate to Ancient Greek βληχάομαι (blēkhaomai, to bleat).[1] Also compare Old Church Slavonic блѣꙗти (blějati, bleat), Old English blagettan, blǣgettan (cry). An onomatopoeic root, enlarged with the suffix -ëró/í-.

VerbEdit

blegërin (first-person singular past tense blegëriti, participle blegëritë)

  1. to bleat

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p. 104
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