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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *aweisa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂euh₁-.[1][2] More at aft.

NounEdit

afsh m (indefinite plural afshe, definite singular afshi, definite plural afshet)

  1. warm breath
  2. vapor, haze
  3. strong smell
  4. ardor, passion, sultriness
  5. heat (animal), oestrus

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz, s.v. “aft” (Amsterdam–Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997), 71–2.
  2. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 2.