shkabë

AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *iš-gabā, prefixed form of *gabā (whence gabonjë), from Proto-Indo-European *kobuǵos (compare English hawk, Latin capys (bird of prey), and Russian ко́бец (kóbec, falcon)).

NounEdit

shkabë f (indefinite plural shkaba, definite singular shkaba, definite plural shkabat)

  1. griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus)
    Synonyms: gabonjë, gjyp, coftinar kokëbardhë, shqiponjë gjype, shqiponjë me kurriz
  2. (archaic) eagle
    Synonyms: gabonjë, shqiponjë, shqipe

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  • Romanian: scaba (white-tailed eagle, sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla))