kaltër

See also: kalter and kälter

AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier *kaltënë, borrowed from Vulgar Latin *calthinus (yellow, yellowish), from Latin caltha (marigold).[1][2][3] Ultimately from Ancient Greek κάλαθος (kálathos).

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AdjectiveEdit

kaltër

  1. sky blue, light blue
  2. blue

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “kaltër”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, pages 166–167
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 57
  3. ^ Meyer, Gustav (1891) , “kál'tɛrɛ”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch der albanesischen Sprache (in German), Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, pages 170–171