dejë

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit
  • nehë

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *den(i)-, from from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (to run, flow). Cognate to Sanskrit धन्वन् (dhánvan-, desert, arid land, steppe), Ancient Greek θέω (théō, run, verb) and Old English dēaw (dew)[1].

NounEdit

dejë f

  1. thawing (snow)
Derived termsEdit
  • dejmë
  • dẽjun
  • dejet
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.127
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