See also: mend

AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mōmentum.[1]

NounEdit

mënd m (indefinite plural mënde, definite singular mëndi, definite plural mëndet)

  1. moment
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From *mand-, from Proto-Albanian *manzda, nasal present of Proto-Albanian *mazdnja (to feed, fatten) (modern maj);[2] alternatively from *mh̥₂-n-d-,[3] also a nasal present of *mh̥₂dnje/o (modern maj). More at maj.

VerbEdit

mënd (first-person singular past tense mënda, participle mëndur)

  1. I feed
  2. I suckle
InflectionEdit
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mënd”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 260
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “mënd”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 260
  3. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 265