Albanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Greek κέφαλος (kéfalos).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

qefull m (plural qefuj)

  1. mullet (Mugilidae, esp. Mugil cephalus)

Derived terms edit

Adjective edit

qefull

  1. (figurative) tall, slim and graceful
    Hyponyms: i gjatë; i hollë; i hijshëm

Adverb edit

qefull

  1. (figurative) fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty
    Hypernym: i shëndoshë

References edit

  • “qéfu/ll,~lli”, in FGJSSH: Fjalor i gjuhës së sotme shqipe [Dictionary of the modern Albanian language]‎[1] (in Albanian), 1980, page 1591a
  • Mann, S. E. (1948), “qéfull”, in An Historical Albanian–English Dictionary, London: Longmans, Green & Co., page 412b
  • Meyer, G. (1891), “ḱefɛł”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch der albanesischen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the Albanian Language] (in German), Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, →DOI, page 221