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Albanian translation: Mal, bjeshkë

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English term or phrase:Mountain
Albanian translation:Mal, bjeshkë
Entered by: Vjollca Martinson
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17:57 Dec 12, 2003
English to Albanian translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics
English term or phrase: Mountain
MOUNTAIN

The problem is that I have no idea when to use bjeshkë and when to use mal – or are they complete synonyms?
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:26
Mal
Explanation:
Mal is the most common word. Bjeshkë is used mostly in the Northern Albania (dialect).
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Vjollca Martinson
Local time: 13:26
Grading comment
many thanks, excellent!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Vjollca Martinson


  

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Mal


Explanation:
Mal is the most common word. Bjeshkë is used mostly in the Northern Albania (dialect).

Vjollca Martinson
Local time: 13:26
Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
many thanks, excellent!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxAlbanMullaj: .
4 mins
  -> Faleminderit Alban

agree  Landa Prifti: agree, although bjeshke symbolizes a beautiful mountain complex(forests,,waterfalls etc) sound better in Albanian, doesn't it?
20 mins
  -> Faleminderit Landa

agree  aneta_xh
1 hr

agree  Fabiana Papastefani-Pezzoni
3 hrs

agree  Eva T
26 days
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