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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From South Slavic; compare Serbo-Croatian kŕma (forage, fodder), Bulgarian кърма (kǎrma, forage, fodder; carrion).[1][2]

NounEdit

kërmë f (indefinite plural kërma, definite singular kërma, definite plural kërmat)

  1. carrion
  2. (colloquial) carcass
  3. (derogatory) walking corpse

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gunnar Svane, Slavische Lehnwörter im Albanischen (Åarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1992), 132.
  2. ^ Xhelal Ylli, Das slavische Lehngut im Albanischen, vol. 1: Lehnwörter (Munich: Otto Sagner, 1997), 113.