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żrinġ

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From North African Dialectal Arabic جرانة (žrāna), from a Berber language, compare Kabyle ajṛun and tajṛunt, Possibly from Latin rana with initial g- imitating the croaking sound of a frog also found in Catalan granota and French grenouille.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

żrinġ m (plural żrinġijiet)

  1. frog
    • (Exodus 8:7, KJV)
      U s-saħħara bis-sħarijiet tagħom tellgħu huma wkoll iż-żrinġijiet għal fuq l-art ta' l-Eġittu.
      And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.