varfër

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier vorfënë, from Proto-Albanian *wɔrfana-, ultimately from Ancient Greek ὀρφανός (orphanós),[1] probably through Latin orphanus. Compare Aromanian oarfãn, archaic Romanian oarfăn.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

i varfër m (feminine e varfra, masculine plural varfër, feminine plural varfra)

  1. poor (having little money)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 2254.