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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *tswa(n)-ma, a derivative in -mo of the Indo-European word for dog, otherwise unattested. Compare Sanskrit श्वन् (śvā́), Ancient Greek κύων (kúōn), Old Irish and Lithuanian šuõ. For sense development compare Slavic *govьno (excrement) from *gʷṓws (cow)[1].

NounEdit

samë f (indefinite plural sama, definite singular sama, definite plural samat)

  1. dog excrement

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanian Etymological Dictionary, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden Boston Köln 1998, p.393