zëmër

See also: zemër

AlbanianEdit

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NounEdit

zëmër f (indefinite plural zëmra, definite singular zëmra, definite plural zëmrat)

  1. (Tosk, anatomy) heart

DeclensionEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Either from zemër with the meaning of 'centre of the day', or from the same root of Greek ημέρα (iméra, day), although the initial anlaut z- remains unexplained. A borrowing from Greek διήμερον (diímeron, period of twenty-four hours) is not excluded.[1]

NounEdit

zëmër f (indefinite plural zëmëra, definite singular zëmëra, definite plural zëmërat)

  1. late afternoon meal, tea-time
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “zëmër”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 522