MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَحْرَش(ʾaḥraš, rough, coarse). Unrelated to English harsh, though speakers may now identify them with each other (cf. especially the feminine form).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aħrax (feminine singular ħarxa, plural ħorox)

  1. rough; coarse
  2. harsh; ruthless

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