MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Arabic جَيِّد(jayyid, good) or a related form. Compare جَواد(jawād, bountiful, generous) and جَوْد(jawd), جائِد(jāʾid, copious rain). As a possible semantic influence compare also Italian beni (goods, means, riches).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ġid m

  1. wealth, riches, property
    Synonym: għana
  2. worth, benefit, usefulness
    Synonyms: fejda, utilità, valur