Maltese edit

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian ebreo, from Latin hebraeus, from Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (Hebraîos), from Aramaic עִבְרַי (ʿiḇray), from Hebrew עִבְרִי (ʿiḇrī). The was added to the spelling etymologically after the Hebrew form.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛːbˈrɛw/
  • IPA(key): /ɛˤːbˈrɛw/ (archaic, probably never occurred in this word)
  • Rhymes: -ɛw

Adjective edit

Għebrew (feminine singular Għebrija, plural Għebrej)

  1. (of a person) Hebrew

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