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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from a pre-Roman substrate of the Balkans, from Proto-Indo-European *andʰer- (spike). More likely a variant of îndrea/undrea, from Latin Andreas, from Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέας (Andréas). See undrea.

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NounEdit

andrea f (plural andrele)

  1. knitting needle
  2. (popular/folk usage) December

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SynonymsEdit

  • (December): decembrie (standard/most common), ningău (popular/folk name, regional), neios (popular/folk name, rare)

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