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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *gur-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₃- 'to swallow'. Cognate to Sanskrit गिरति (giráti, to swallow). From Albanian ha-n-gura, a suppletive verb, which occurs only in the aorist, the participle and in the tempora and modi based on these stems[1]. Structurally close to Hittite [Term?] (/tangarant/, not having eaten), Lithuanian kanká (pain), Old High German hungar (hunger).

VerbEdit

hëngra (first-person singular past tense ngrënë)

  1. I ate
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.297