inġazza

MalteseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nġazza (sometimes after a vowel, but i is usually considered part of the stem)

EtymologyEdit

From Sicilian nghiazzari, derived from ghiazzu, ghiacciu (ice), from Latin glacies.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈd͡ʒat.t͡sa/

VerbEdit

inġazza (imperfect jinġazza, past participle inġazzat)

  1. (intransitive) to freeze; to turn in to ice
    Synonym: ffriża
  2. (intransitive) to be or feel very cold; to be freezing
    Synonym: reżaħ

ConjugationEdit