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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Diminutive of mak ‘opium poppy’.

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NounEdit

makth m (indefinite plural makthe, definite singular makthi, definite plural makthet)

  1. sweet clover, melilot (Melilotus)
  2. St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)
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Etymology 2Edit

From variant mangth, diminutive of mang (animal young, cub).

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NounEdit

makth m (indefinite plural maktha, definite singular makthi, definite plural makthet)

  1. leveret, young rabbit
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Etymology 3Edit

Diminutive of makë (scum).

NounEdit

makth m (definite singular makthi)

  1. placenta; afterbirth
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Etymology 4Edit

From variant mankth, from intensive prefix - + ankth, from ang.[1]

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NounEdit

makth m (indefinite plural makthe, definite singular makthi, definite plural makthet)

  1. (folklore) incubus
  2. (colloquial) nightmare

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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 79