farruġ

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَرُّوج ‎(farrūj). Compare Hebrew אֶפְרוֹחַ ‎(ʾefrṓaḥ), פַּרְגִּית ‎(pargîṯ) and Classical Syriac ܦܪܘܓܐ ‎(parruɣɑ(ʔ)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɐˈrːuːt͡ʃ/

NounEdit

farruġ m ‎(plural frareġ)

  1. chicken, chick
  2. European roller (Coracias garrulus)

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