kllogjër

AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek καλόγερος (kalógeros, monk). The meanings ‘ergot, charcoal’ are based on a monk’s black habit. Doublet of kallogjer.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kllogjër f (indefinite plural kllogjra, definite singular kllogjri, definite plural kllogjrat)

  1. ergot (Claviceps purpurea)
  2. (regional) charcoal
    Synonym: thëngjill
  3. (obsolete) monk
    Synonym: murg

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017) , “kllogjër”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 772