shqiponjë

AlbanianEdit

 
Një shqiponjë - An eagle

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EtymologyEdit

From shqipe +‎ -onjë feminine suffix, with orignal sense of ‘female eagle’.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃciˈpɔɲə/, [ɕɪˈpɔːɲə]

NounEdit

shqiponjë f (indefinite plural shqiponja, definite singular shqiponja, definite plural shqiponjat)

  1. (Tosk) eagle
    Shqiponja dykrenore është simboli më i njohur i Shqipërisë.
    The two-headed eagle is the most known symbol of Albania.
  2. (figurative) proud and brave person, skilled person
  3. (botany) monstera
    Synonym: luleshqiponjë

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 126, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ [1]"RESEARCHES IN GREECE, Part 1" (Chapter ROMAICO (greek) - ARVANETIC VOCABULARY), Page 295: eagle = skipóni, by William Martin Leake, year 1814