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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *sparja, from Proto-Indo-European *sper-. Compare Old English spær (sparing, scant), Latin (pro)sperus (lucky), Old Church Slavonic споръ (sporŭ, plentiful), Ancient Greek σπαρνός (sparnós, rare), Sanskrit स्फिर (sphirá, thick).

VerbEdit

shperr (first-person singular past tense shperra, participle shperrur)

  1. to win, earn (money)
  2. to drain, wear out (energy)