fshat

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *kṣati, from Proto-Indo-European *k̂Þei 'to settle'. Compare Romanian sat ‎(village, countryside), Avestan [script needed] ‎(šaēiti, stays, dwells), Sanskrit क्षेत्र ‎(kṣḗtra, estate, residence), Ancient Greek κτίσις ‎(ktísis, a founding, foundation, a doing, an act, a creating), Armenian šēn ‎(šēn, inhabited farm, village). An alternative etymology suggests Byzantine Greek φουσσάτον ‎(foussáton, citadel), from Late Latin fossātum ‎(entrenchment, place enclosed by a ditch), from Latin fossa ‎(ditch),

NounEdit

fshat m (indefinite plural fshatra, definite singular fshati, definite plural fshatrat)

  1. village, country
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