bardhë

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *bardza, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰór(h₁)ǵos < *bʰreh₁ǵ- (to gleam, shine). Cognate to Illyrian *Bardillis (attested in Ancient Greek as Βάρδυλλις (Bárdullis), Βάρδυλις (Bárdulis), the name of an Illyrian king); preserved as Bardhyl, Bardhyll in Albanian.[1][2][3][4][5] Compare English bright, Lithuanian brékšti (to dawn), Slovene brẹ̑sk (dawn).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

i bardhë m (feminine e bardhë, masculine plural bardhë)

  1. white

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Turkish: barza

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 238
  2. ^ 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 206
  3. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 220
  4. ^ Pavle Ivić, 1985 Zbornik Šeste jugoslovenske onomastičke konferencije: Donji Milanovac, p. 59
  5. ^ Alexandru Rosetti, 1973 Brève histoire de la langue roumaine des origines à nos jours, p. 52