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MalteseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جَزِيرَة(jazīra). The affrication of the initial consonant was blocked (or early on reverted) under the influence of the following alveolar fricative.

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NounEdit

gżira f (plural gżejjer)

  1. island
    Ir-Repubblika ta' Malta tikkonsisti minn arċipelago ta' seba' gżejjer.
    The Republic of Malta consists of an archipelago of seven islands.