duħħan

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دُخان(duḵān, smoke), through the post-classical pronunciation duḵḵān, which is due to analogy with a common measure.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

duħħan m (plural dħaħen)

  1. smoke
    • (Psalm 102:3, King James Version)
      Għax jiemi bħal duħħan jgħibu; u għadmi bħal ħuġġieġa jaqbad.
      For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.