dudë

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 Turkish duda.

NounEdit

dudë f

  1. ripe blackberry
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ReferencesEdit

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