grifshë

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • grifshkë

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *gripsa (compare Friulian grip ‘nuthatch’), from Latin gryps ‘griffon’, from Ancient Greek γρύψ (grups).

NounEdit

grifshë f (indefinite plural grifsha, definite singular grifsha)

  1. jay (Garrulus glandarius)
  2. (insult) shrewish woman

HyponymsEdit

  • grifshë e deti ‘roller’ (Coracias garulus)

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Last modified on 13 September 2013, at 01:37