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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *aḱs 'axis'. Cognate to Ancient Greek ἄζων ‎(ázōn), Latin axis, Sanskrit अक्ष ‎(ákṣa)[1]. See also Latin ēsca, Romanian iască.

NounEdit

ashkë f (indefinite plural eshkë, definite singular ashka, definite plural eshkat)

  1. amadou, touchwood, tinder
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “ashkë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 11
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