MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
g-d-b

From Arabic كَذَبَ(kaḏaba). The shift [kd][ɡd] is a regular assimilation, but the [ɡ] was then irregularly generalised in all forms.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gideb (imperfect jigdeb)

  1. to lie (tell an untruth)

ConjugationEdit