ħażin

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حَزِين(ḥazīn, sad). The semantic development may have been influenced by Sicilian tristu (evil) and tristi (sad), a doublet pair from Latin tristis (sad).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ħażin (feminine singular ħażina, plural ħżiena, comparative agħar or eħżen)

  1. bad (not beneficial)
  2. wrong; evil; wicked (not moral)
  3. wrong; amiss; erroneous (not correct)

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