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EtymologyEdit

From *karth, variant of kërth. For semantic development compare kërthi 'tiny, baby', Lithuanian tarnas (servant), Sanskrit तर्णक (tarṇaka, calf), तरुण (táruṇa, young, boy) [1].

NounEdit

shkarth m (indefinite plural shkartha, definite singular shshkarthi, definite plural shkarthat)

  1. servant, slave
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p.417-418