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Albanian Etymological Dictionary

Vladimir Orel


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This volume is a new compendium of Albanian etymology tracing thousands of modern Albanian words back to their origins. It contains detailed information on the Indo-European vocabulary preserved in Albanian as well as on numerous loanwords coming from ancient Greek, Latin, early Romance and Slavic.

Brill, 9789004110243, 670pp.

Publication Date: July 31, 1998

About the Author

Vladimir Orel, Ph.D. (1981) in Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, teaches historical linguistics at the Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His publications include Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary (Brill, 1995) and The Language of Phrygians (Caravan Books, 1998).