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    Poll: Italian speech sounds like a song :)

    Italian speech sounds like a song :)
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    I'm sorry to say you're wrong, even you've a very...

    I'm sorry to say you're wrong, even you've a very limited knowledge on Albanian wordformation.
    Here is another example (there are numerous):
    mund = can, may;
    s'mund = can't;
    smundje = illness;...
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    Well, since you're an albanian I'll give you...

    Well, since you're an albanian I'll give you another example, look at the words below:
    ul = to sit down, to lower, to humble, to kneel;
    s’ul = do not sit down, do not kneel, ….
    sul = rush, throw...
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    The etymology of "sqep" may be a subject of...

    The etymology of "sqep" may be a subject of wordformation where "s" is a negative prefix.
    Compare these Albanian words:
    sqep
    shqep
    sqepar
    sqepon
    shqiponjë
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    It is very probable that Albanian word kalë...

    It is very probable that Albanian word kalë (horse) be related with the verb kaloj (“pass”, “go off”, “transfer”, “overstep”, etc.). As I’ve pointed out, the suffix “-oj” turns a noun into a verb,...
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    Please, stop the nationalistic propaganda. This...

    Please, stop the nationalistic propaganda. This is a linguistic forum.
  7. Thread: The pelasgians

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    The first derivative of Albanian gjë (or gje,...

    The first derivative of Albanian gjë (or gje, both forms are useful) seems to be the verb gjej (in Tosk gjenj) that means obtain, find (first person singular) or gjen (second and third person...
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    Maybe Slavic “гора” (mountain).

    Maybe Slavic “гора” (mountain).
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    I wonder for their etymology. In modern Albanian...

    I wonder for their etymology. In modern Albanian "heq" (in Gheg: "hek") means "extract" (v);
    "hequr" (in Gheg: "hekur") means "extracted".
    Is it possible to be a coincidence?
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    I do not know where have you found that Albanian...

    I do not know where have you found that Albanian gjë means all. Here is what it really means:
    In Gheg dialect: gja /ghja/ = 1- thing (n); 2- matter (n). Definite: gjaja /ghjaja/.
    In standard...
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    Taranis, is it really hard for you to grasp it?...

    Taranis, is it really hard for you to grasp it?
    Well, here are some other words just to show you what I mean:


    Albanian word

    Albanian participle

    Latin word
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    It seems as if we're fighting for the native...

    It seems as if we're fighting for the native ownership of IE words. It would be ridiculous thinking that way!
    All IE peoples are equally its "owners", regardless a certain word appears to be native...
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    There are numerous Greek and Latin words which...

    There are numerous Greek and Latin words which come to be very much alike with Albanian participles, eg:
    “mat” (v) = “measure”, “weigh”;
    “matur” = the participle of “mat”;
    “i matur” (adj. masc.) =...
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    I think it's an IE word, may be it comes from ...

    I think it's an IE word, may be it comes from PIE *ghedh- "to join, to unite".
    As a matter of fact, Albanian "ngjit" means "to stick" or "to join".
    The problem is: how is it possible that the...
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    You're right relating to the Albanian words...

    You're right relating to the Albanian words "fqinj" and "komshi" but I'm afraid you're not for "gjiton".
    It's a very ancient word, Yetos is right on that point. Its wordroot is well preserved in...
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    Poll: Hellenic civilization is a generator of thoughts,...

    Hellenic civilization is a generator of thoughts, feelings and human morality.
    It is our beloved inexhaustible fountain where we can cease our thirst.
  17. As a matter of fact, Albanian “truall” means “a...

    As a matter of fact, Albanian “truall” means “a useful land” for building the house and the orchard (or garden) around it. As a general term it means “a useful land”.
    The plural of “truall”/tru:all/...
  18. There’re other Albanian words which cognate to...

    And now let's take a look at this:
    Since PIE *d is reflected as *d into Albanian (we established that earlier with "dru"), the most probable explanation is that this is a Germanic loanword.[/QUOTE]...
  19. Here is the “right” etymology of “Tosc”: ...

    This is Pan-Albanism, pure Albanian nationalistic propaganda.[/QUOTE]
    Here is the “right” etymology of “Tosc”:

    (bolded by me)
    May be Taranis agrees with your “right” etymology and thinks it...
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    Well, you're right LeBrok, Albanian is my first...

    Well, you're right LeBrok, Albanian is my first language and I was born and used to live in Toskan Albania up till 2005. Now I live in an area where is Gheg Albanian in use (more than 2/3 of...
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    I like Italian (especially Tuscan) for its pure...

    I like Italian (especially Tuscan) for its pure and distinct sounds as well as for its musicality too. Greek and Albanian sound very exotic to my ears. English is my favourite, but I don't like...
  22. In my opinion, Latin “Tuscus” is borrowed from...

    In my opinion, Latin “Tuscus” is borrowed from Pelasgian (Etruscan) “Tusc” that means “oak”; in modern Albanian “dushk” (oak) and in modern Greek “δρυς” (oak). The “Tusc” was considered a Holy Tree...
  23. Thread: The pelasgians

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    @ Yetos: In my opinion, the Greek words "pelagos"...

    @ Yetos: In my opinion, the Greek words "pelagos" (sea) and "pelargos" (stork) are compound ones, like "pe lagos" and "pe largos" which by the Albanian point of view mean respectively "liquid" adj....
  24. Thread: Etymologies

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    I'm unable to find any similar word with...

    I'm unable to find any similar word with Σκωλοτοι. As for Σκυδρα, may be it cognates with Albanian skuthra which is the plural of skuth (insidious). There is another Albanian word, skutë "a place to...
  25. Thread: Etymologies

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    Do you mean that Gheg Shkiά relates with Σκωλοτοι...

    Do you mean that Gheg Shkiά relates with Σκωλοτοι or Σκυδρα or scythian ?!
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