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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gheg, Gheg dialectnoun

    the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia


  1. Ghegnoun

    The Albanian language spoken in Northern Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and southern Serbia.

  2. Etymology: From the (Tosk) word gegë.


  1. gheg

    Gheg (also spelled Geg; Gheg Albanian: gegnishtja, Standard Albanian: gegërishtja) is one of the two major varieties of Albanian, the other being Tosk. The geographic dividing line between the two varieties is the Shkumbin River, which winds its way through central Albania. Gheg is spoken in northern and central Albania, Kosovo, northwestern North Macedonia, southeastern Montenegro and southern Serbia by the Albanian dialectal subgroup known as Ghegs.Gheg does not have any official status as a written language in any country. Publications in Kosovo and North Macedonia are in Standard Albanian, which is based on Tosk. However, some authors continue to write in Gheg.


  1. gheg

    Gheg is a dialect of the Albanian language, primarily spoken in Northern Albania, Kosovo, and by the Albanian population in Montenegro and North Macedonia. It is one of the two main dialects of Albanian language, the other being Tosk. The Shkumbin River in central Albania traditionally marks the divide between the two dialects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gheg in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gheg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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