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vangë

AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *uang-, from Proto-Indo-European *wen(H)g- (to be bent, curved). Cognate with Lithuanian vìngis (bow, crooking), Old High German wankōn (to shake, totter, stagger).[1]

NounEdit

vangë m (indefinite plural vangë, definite singular vangu, definite plural vangët)

  1. (rim) wheel, felloe
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997),p.408