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KabyleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either cognate with or (more probably?) borrowed from Arabic اِسْم (ism). In either case, eventually from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *(ʔi-)sim- (name).

NounEdit

isem m

  1. name

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اِسْم (ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

isem m (plural ismijiet)

  1. name
    Ismijiet minn dak il-pajjiż hekk sbieħ.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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