AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *sūša, from earlier *sūsa, from Proto-Indo-European *suHsos (compare Sanskrit सूषा (sūṣā́, parturient woman)), variant of *suHnús (compare English son). Compare also the related Romanian ghiuj.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gjysh m (indefinite plural gjyshër or gjysha, definite singular gjyshi, definite plural gjyshërit or gjyshat)

  1. grandfather
  2. (colloquial) honorific term for an elderly man
  3. (religion) head of a group of Bektashi congregations

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