See also: hafna

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حَفْنة(ḥafna, a handful). The word refers to a small amount in Arabic, but developed the sense “much, many” over time; compare English pretty, rather (both “somewhat”, but also “very”), or quite a few.

AdjectiveEdit

ħafna (undeclined, comparative iktar or iżjed)

  1. much; many

AdverbEdit

ħafna

  1. very