heshtë

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A derivative in -shtë, from earlier *hellshtë (cf. kashtë, bash), based on hell[1]. Alternatively it could also be a substrate word along with Latin hasta, surviving in multiple forms, compare also ushtë.

NounEdit

heshtë f

  1. spear
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, page 160
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