Alternative formsEdit


Unknown. Folk etymology from the Tosk regions suggests it might have been the name of some night time bird associated with death and nightmares, compare kukuvajkë and kukumjackë both meaning "owl" and both representing death in the old pagan Albanian folklore.

Proper nounEdit


  1. In Albanian folklore it is the final stage of a dhampir
  2. (Tosk, colloquial) an outcast
  3. elf

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