grifshë

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EtymologyEdit

Either related to krip ‎(hair) (cf. krife), or from Vulgar Latin *gripsa (compare Friulian grip ‎(nuthatch)), from Latin gryps ‎(griffon), from Ancient Greek γρύψ ‎(grúps).

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grifshë f (indefinite plural grifsha, definite singular grifsha)

  1. jay (Garrulus glandarius)
  2. (insult) shrewish woman
  3. arbutus, wild strawberry tree

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