MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَرِيب(qarīb). Doublet of the noun qarib (relative).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

qrib (feminine singular qriba, comparative eqreb)

  1. close; near

Usage notesEdit

  • Like the antonym bgħid, now chiefly used adverbially and hence uninflected except for the comparative. The adjectival use is covered by viċin.

PrepositionEdit

qrib

  1. near
    Synonym: ħdejn

InflectionEdit