ħamrija

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pertaining to aħmar (red). Probably an extended form of Arabic حُمَر(ḥumar), حُمْرة(ḥumra), which are also used of certain kinds of soil. Compare Moroccan Arabic حمري(ḥamri, red earth).

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NounEdit

ħamrija f

  1. earth; soil (organic material which covers the land)

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