gogësij

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *gā̆gā̆-(ti-), from Proto-Indo-European *gheh₂-(gheh₂-) (to yawn, gape). Cognate to Ancient Greek χάσκω (kháskō, to yawn, gape) and Lithuanian gagù (to cackle). An onomatopoeic root from gogës-, as a verbal basis for further Albanian verbal formations.[1]

VerbEdit

gogësij (first-person singular past tense gogësita, participle gogësirë)

  1. to yawn, to gape

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 179