shkabë

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • zhgabë

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *iš-gabā, from Proto-Indo-European *kobuǵo (compare English hawk, Latin capys ‘bird of prey’, Russian kóbec ‘falcon’).

NounEdit

shkabë f (indefinite plural shkaba, definite singular shkaba)

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

SynonymsEdit

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