Gjirokastër

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Albanian Gjirokastër, from Greek Αργυρόκαστρον (Argyrókastron, literally silver castle), from άργυρος (árgyros, silver) and κάστρον (kástron, castle) (from Latin castrum (fort)).

Proper nounEdit

Gjirokastër

  1. A city in southern Albania, located in the Drino valley east of the mountain of Gjerë; it is the seat of its eponymous county and municipality.
  2. A county of Albania.
  3. A municipality of Albania.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek Αργυρόκαστρον (Argyrókastron, literally silver castle), from άργυρος (árgyros, silver) and κάστρον (kástron, castle) (from Latin castrum (fort)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɟ͡ʝiɾɔˈkastəɾ/

Proper nounEdit

Gjirokastër f (definite Gjirokastra)

  1. Gjirokastër (a city in southern Albania)