Albanian

[ al-bey-nee-uhn, -beyn-yuhn, awl- ]
/ ælˈbeɪ ni ən, -ˈbeɪn yən, ɔl- /

adjective

pertaining to Albania, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Albania or Albany, N.Y.
the Indo-European language spoken in Albania and adjacent areas.

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Origin of Albanian

First recorded in 1590–1600; Albani(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Albanian

Albanian
/ (ælˈbeɪnɪən) /

noun

the official language of Albania: of uncertain relationship within the Indo-European family, but thought to be related to ancient Illyrian
  1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Albania
  2. a native speaker of Albanian

adjective

of or relating to Albania, its people, or their language
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