gabonjë

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dialectal gabë +‎ -onjë (feminine), from Proto-Albanian *gabā, from Proto-Indo-European *kobuǵo- (compare English hawk, Latin capys (bird of prey), Russian ко́бчик (kóbčik, red-footed falcon)).

NounEdit

gabonjë f (indefinite plural gabonja, definite singular gabonja, definite plural gabonjat)

  1. griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus)
    Synonyms: shkabë, gjyp, coftinar kokëbardhë, shqiponjë gjype, shqiponjë me kurriz
  2. (archaic) eagle
    Synonyms: shkabë, shqipe, shqiponjë

DeclensionEdit