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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Singulative derivation from Arabic جَبَل(jabal, mountain, rock).

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ġebla f (collective ġebel, plural ġebliet)

  1. a stone (single lump of stony material)
    • (John 8:7, King James Version)
      ... Min fostkom hu bla dnub jitfgħalha hu l-ewwel ġebla.
      ... He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

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