EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A blend of the Albanian form Kosova and the Slavic form Kosovo, with the final a/o replaced with @, which resembles both letters.

Proper nounEdit

Kosov@

  1. (uncommon) Kosovo.
    • 2001, Antonia Young, Women Who Become Men: Albanian Sworn Virgins, page 62:
      near Prizren in Kosov@
    • 2006, Altin Ilirjani, Arolda Elbasani, Ridvan Peshkopia, Albanian Journal of Politics, page 63:
      At that time Shkoder was a centre of intellectual life whose writers interacted constantly with those of Prizren in Kosov@, than with the rest of Albania [...]

Usage notesEdit

  • Used to avoid favoring either the Slavic or the Albanian form of the name.

AnagramsEdit