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AlbanianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

With loss of -d- from archaic and dialectal ândë, from Proto-Albanian *antā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ent- (compare English end).[1]

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NounEdit

anë f (indefinite plural anë, definite singular ana, definite plural anët)

  1. side (the bounding straight edge of an object)
  2. edge
  3. verge, brink
  4. region, portion
  5. facet

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Etymology 2Edit

Dialectal; from Proto-Albanian *aukn-, from Proto-Indo-European *h2euk(w)-sno- 'pot', *aukw- (cooking pot), *Hukʷ-. Cognate to Gothic auhns (auhns, oven) and Sanskrit उखा (ukhā, pot). Compare also English oven.

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NounEdit

anë f (indefinite plural enë, definite singular ana, definite plural enët)

  1. (dialectal) vessel, cooker
  2. (dialectal, anatomy) blood vessel
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Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḫ-an- 'male or female ancestor'. Compare Old High German ano (grandfather, great-grandfather, forefather), ana (grandmother, great-grandmother, ancestress), German Ahn (grandfather, great-grandfather, forefather) and Old Prussian ane (old mother).

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anë f

  1. bloodline
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 77