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Albanian Tosk: bushtër

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Language:Albanian Tosk
Meaning:dog
Source form:bushtër
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:'Female dog' (bitch), also adj. 'raging, wild'. Early borrowing from Slav *bystrъ fem bystra 'quick' (cf. Russian borzoj 'fast').
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Sources of lexical data

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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 43
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Holm, Hans J. 2011. "Swadesh lists" of Albanian Revisited and Consequences for Its Position in the Indo-European Languages, The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 39: 1&2, 1-53.
Pages: 14
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Comment: Changed from original BUSTER.

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