AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A compound of bërth, a variant of bathë + amë (mother), literally conveying the meaning of 'mother of the fruit'.[1]

NounEdit

bërthamë f

  1. seed, core, nucleus
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “bërthamë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 23