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Author(s): Latif Mulaku
Subject(s): Cultural history
Published by: Instituti Albanologjik i Prishtinës
Keywords: CECELIA ; Albanian village

Summary/Abstract: This study is composed of three parts: In the first part there are given general remarks (notes) about the Albanian village Cecelia and about its inhabitants as well; in the second part it is explained the linguistic origin of toponym Cecelia; in the third it is explained the creation and development of surnames (of patronymics) of brother-hood and families of this village. Cecelia is located at the bottom of the mountain Kopaonik. Administratively it belongs to Municipality of Vushtrri (former Vuçitërn). Its main quarters are of Perçuku, of Mula-ku: of Izmaku and of Ukiqi.[...] In the third part of this study, the ethno linguistic origin of family surnames of Cecelia is explained in details: Perçuku, Mulaku, Izmaku, Uka/Ukiqi, Zeka, Zhegrova, Krasniqi, Orlishta, Musa/Mojsiu, Beqiri, Hasani, Mlinaku and Shatrolli. About each patronymic (by=name) is explained etymology, the way of formation, their seniority etc. There are also taken into consideration in many cases the historical-religious circumstances, which have influenced in creation of certain anthro-toponymy and patronymics of Cecelia.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 36
  • Page Range: 103-124
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Albanian