darë

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *daknā, from Proto-Indo-European *denḱ- 'to bite'. Cognate to Ancient Greek δάκνω (daknō, to bite) and Old High German zanga (tongs). Gegh formation danë with secondarily rhotacized nasal[1].

NounEdit

darë f

  1. tongs
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.122
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