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Gheg

also Geg (gĕg)
n.
1. The dialect of Albanian spoken in the northern half of Albania and in Kosovo as well as by populations in Macedonia and Montenegro.
2. An Albanian who speaks Gheg.

[Albanian gegë (perhaps originally imitative of indistinct speech and reflecting the perception of Gheg by speakers of Tosk).]

Gheg adj.
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Noun1.Gheg - the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
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.
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.
First, Albanians are divided into two main groups: the Ghegs, living in the North (where a third of the population lives) and the Tosks, living in the South.