endë

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *and-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ndh-o- 'sprout, germ'. Cognate to Ancient Greek ἄνθος (anthos, sprout, flower). A formation with umlaut of the root vowel from plural *andī̆[1].

NounEdit

endë m (indefinite plural endë, definite singular endi, definite plural endët)

  1. blooming
  2. bloom
  3. pollen
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.166
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