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Tosk

 (tŏsk)
n.
1. The dialect of Albanian spoken in the southern half of Albania and by populations in Italy and Greece. The standardized form of Albanian used for official purposes is based on Tosk.
2. An Albanian who speaks Tosk.

[Albanian toskë.]

Tosk adj.
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Noun1.Tosk - the dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and ItalyTosk - the dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
Albanian - the Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania
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Sudetens and East Prussians shuttling between Berlin and the DP camps in Mecklenburg, Czechs and Slovaks, Croats and Serbs, Tosks and Ghegs, Macedonians, Magyars, Vlachs, Circassians, Spaniols, Bulgars stirred and streaming over the surface of the Imperial cauldron .
It had a largely homogeneous ethnic population, consisting of Ghegs in the north and Tosks in the south.
Today's Albanians are divided into two groups--the Gegs to the north of the Shkumbin River and the Tosks to the south.
Albanians comprised two ethnic sub-groups, Ghegs in the north and Tosks in the south, yet this division was generally less significant than the effects of a relentless succession of high mountain ranges which split the land into isolated valley communities, self-sufficient and often hostile to their neighbours.