besë

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *baitši, from *baidā (modern be). More at be.

NounEdit

besë f (definite singular besa)

  1. pledge, word of honor
  2. (old) vow to avenge a murder
  3. (old) protection during a truce or when hosted as a guest, aegis
  4. (colloquial) religious faith, creed

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