MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَسْمَر(ʾasmar, brown, dark-skinned).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ismar (feminine singular samra, plural somor)

  1. brown-skinned; tan; suntanned (having a skin colour that is relatively dark by standards of the Mediterranean, whether due to genetics or sun exposure)
  2. (dated) brown (in general)
    Synonym: kannella