Albanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Albanian shtanse, from *shtan + -zë, from Proto-Albanian *stana, from Proto-Indo-European *sth₂-nó-s (standing), participle of *steh₂- (to stand). Ultimately a doublet of stër-. Alternatively, from Dacian or paleo-balkan substrate, cognate to Romanian stână.[1]

Noun edit

shtazë f (plural shtazë, definite shtaza, definite plural shtazët)

  1. animal
    Synonym: kafshë

Declension edit

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References edit

  1. ^ KatKatičić, R. Ancient Languages of the Balkans. 1975. p. 152