By Vladimir E Orel
This quantity is a brand new compendium of Albanian etymology tracing hundreds of thousands of contemporary Albanian phrases again to their origins. It includes distinct details at the Indo-European vocabulary preserved in Albanian in addition to on a variety of loanwords coming from historic Greek, Latin, early Romance and Slavic. the traditional parts of the Albanian vocabulary are used for the reconstruction in their Proto-Albanian starting place after which in comparison with their Indo-European parallels. The heritage of Indo-European phrases and of early loanwords in Albanian indicates the background and tradition of the Albanian humans mirrored within the etymology of the Albanian language. The ebook additionally contains a brief cartoon of Albanian old phonetics and an enormous bibliography. each access is largely documented and comprises prior etymological reasons and interpretations.