AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From older dialectal alkë, from Proto-Albanian *alkā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁olHk-. Compare Lithuanian álkti (to be hungry), Slovene lákati (to be hungry, greedy, starving)).[1]

NounEdit

ajkë f (indefinite plural ajka, definite singular ajka, definite plural ajkat)

  1. cream
  2. scum (of milk)
  3. (dialectal) clotted cream
  4. wool grease, hair grease

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “ajkë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 3