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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نِصْف(niṣf) with darkening of -i- by influence of the following emphatic and subsequent metathesis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nofs m (plural nofsijiet)

  1. half (one of two parts, especially when equal)
  2. middle (area where two equal halves meet)

Derived termsEdit