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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Either an onomatopoeia[1] or from Proto-Albanian *dudā, from Proto-Indo-European *dheu ‎(to reel, dissipate, blow). Compare Old Frisian dud ‎(anesthetization), Old Norse doðna ‎(become insensitive), Old English dydrian ‎(deceive), dydring ‎(yolk).

NounEdit

dudë m

  1. gum
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (compare Turkish duda).

NounEdit

dudë f

  1. ripe blackberry
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “dudë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 78
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