> No, <shtatë> is number seven and it's different from shtat 'tallness'Even with the loosing of the intervocalic "b" I don'T see how to get an
> About the origin of word <pëllëmbë> 'palm' are many speculations.
> Meyer had treated it from Neo-Greek <paláme>, Miklosich from Lat.
> <palma>, until Mann from IE *pl.ma. It seems that much more exact is
> version of Greek, cause we have intervocal /l/ changed regulary
> in /ll/. Cluster -mb- is recent inovation.
> -a is common ending for names of feminine gender
> The Lat. cubitus is present also in Albanian as <kut> 'elbow', the
> kind of measure too