gabonjë

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gabë

EtymologyEdit

From dialectal gabë + feminizing suffix -onjë, from Proto-Albanian *gabā, from Proto-Indo-European *kobuǵo (compare English hawk, Latin capys ‘bird of prey’, Russian kóbec ‘falcon’).

NounEdit

gabonjë f (indefinite plural gabonja, definite singular gabonja)

  1. griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus)
  2. (archaic) eagle

SynonymsEdit

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