See also: lere and lére

AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Albanian *laurā, from Proto-Indo-European *leu, etymologically identical with Lithuanian laure (dirty person).[1]

NounEdit

lerë f (indefinite plural lerë, definite singular lera, definite plural lerat)

  1. dirt, mud

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Albanian *laurā, a rebuilt form after the stem in -eh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁u- (stone). Cognate to Ancient Greek λᾶας (lâas, stone) and Old Irish lie (stone), and perhaps Old Armenian լեառն (leaṙn).[2]

NounEdit

lerë f

  1. slip (of rocks), boulder

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “lerë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 219
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “lerë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 219